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6 Giving Attitudes

April 8, 2013

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In 1 Corinthians 16:1-2 Paul commands the weekly collection. We are to give in relation to our gains for the week or “as we have prospered.”

We can keep this command with several attitudes. How we handle our money, especially in relation to giving,  is covered throughout the Bible and should be something we take seriously.

Do you give with the attitude of:

  1. The Rich Young Ruler? (Mark 10:18-22)
  2. Judas? (John 12:3-6)
  3. Ananias and Sapphira? (Acts 5: 1-2)
  4. Barnabas? (Acts 4:36-37)
  5. The Poor Widow? (Mark 12:41-44)
  6. David? (2 Samuel 24:24)

One of the best expressions of our trust in God is to put giving at the top of our budget and not at the bottom – Where we are giving from our leftovers!

I will not offer burnt offerings to the Lord my God that cost me nothing – David

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