Tag Archives: Giving

Time for Sabbath

The practice of Sabbath is key to our wholehearted devotion to God. When was the last time you devoted a block of time to reflect on God’s goodness and grace, his love and compassion, his holiness and righteousness? People who … Continue reading

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Giving: Core to Wholehearted Devotion

One of the essential traits of a wholehearted follower of Jesus is to give sacrificially and generously to the Lord. Have you ever let your giving to God slip so that you are not giving of your finances to the … Continue reading

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Giving Posture: Faith and Trust

Are you generous toward God? Giving sacrificially to God puts you in a position of faith in God. When you give generously, you have to trust God more.  Amounts are less important than your heart, does your giving push you … Continue reading

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Reverent Offerings

Today, Malachi blasts the priests who show contempt for God in their offerings.  Are we giving God our best? Do we give the cream to God or the dregs?  God gave his only son. He gave ALL for you. Does … Continue reading

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Downstream Fruit of Upstream Surrender

I have a conviction that generosity and sacrifice are downstream fruits that come from upstream surrender of ourselves to God.  He wants our hearts.  We give ourselves to God and then he gives us to support his causes and gets … Continue reading

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Firstfruits Giving

What has God provided for you? How has he taken care of you?  How do you recognize or respond to what God provides for you?  Today we learn that giving is our response to God. God provides for us and … Continue reading

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Blessing Recount

Many times, we count blessings in dollars and cents or in terms of human relationships.  Today we learn from a widow that we should recount our blessings today, and as we do so, let’s focus on the blessings which flow … Continue reading

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