Posts Categorized: Money Wisdom/ Giving

Money Wisdom, Part 6

To whom do we give? The New Testament reveals the first church’s priority in giving was first and foremost to believers, and once those needs were met, then to unbelievers: “As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to those of the household of faith.” (Gal 6:10)

Money Wisdom, Part 5

Grace and how to apply it Paul wrote in II Corinthians 8:7: “But since you excel in everything; in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in zeal and in the love we have kindled in you, see that you excel in this grace of giving.”

Money Wisdom, Part 4

Our part Much of the Christian culture on prosperity is focused on people giving, with no other Biblical truth presented. Giving is an important part, but not the whole truth, and presenting only 1 element is off balance.

Money Wisdom, Part 2

The issue: I’m not getting rich on $4.25 an hour Most pastors preach that if you give to God He will give you increase, so church members naturally look for at least some ‘bump’ in their finances from God when they give; something to indicate God is really fulfilling what they believe He promised to do…. Read more

Money wisdom, Part 1

Second verse, same as the first How many times have you tuned out when offering time comes in a traditional church, and the leader says ‘Turn to Malachi 3′? Me too. The company line is that if you tithe to the storehouse (traditional church) God will pour blessing out on you that you cannot contain… Read more