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Giving as a Way of Living 6

Loving Christ Generously, part three

Reasons Christians don’t give:

  1. Materialistic Lifestyle
  2. Debt
  3. Lack of Planning
  4. Lack of Self Control
  5. Lack of Wisdom
  6. Rationalization
  7. Deceit
  8. Suspicion
  9. Immaturity
  10. Not Really Saved
  1. Examine Your Starting Ground
    1. Matthew 6:19-24 2.
  2. Engineer Your Structure
    1. 1 Corinthians 16:1-4 3.
  3. Extend Your Support
    1. 1 Corinthians 9:6-11
    2. Acts 2:43-47 4.
  4. Endeavor by Sacrifice
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:1-9
  5. Elevate the Significance
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:10-9:5
      1. Statement of Desire
      2. Statement of Faithfulness
      3. Statement of Wisdom
      4. Statement of Equality
      5. Statement of Leadership
      6. Statement of Love
      7. Statement of Modeling
      8. Statement of Freedom
  6. Enjoy the Surplus
    1. 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
      1. God's Love
      2. God's Care
      3. God's Praise
      4. God's Fellowship
      5. God's Sanctification

Conclusion How can you be a Generous Giver?

  1. Define your Treasure
  2. Go Back to the Gospel
  3. Fix your eyes on Things Above
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Giving as a Way of Living 5

Loving Christ Generously, part two

Reasons Christians don’t give:

  1. Materialistic Lifestyle
  2. Debt
  3. Lack of Planning
  4. Lack of Self Control
  5. Lack of Wisdom
  6. Rationalization
  7. Deceit
  8. Suspicion
  9. Immaturity
  10. Not Really Saved
  1. Examine Your Starting Ground
    1. Matthew 6:19-24 2.
  2. Engineer Your Structure
    1. 1 Corinthians 16:1-4 3.
  3. Extend Your Support
    1. 1 Corinthians 9:6-11
    2. Acts 2:43-47 4.
  4. Endeavor by Sacrifice
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:1-9
  5. Elevate the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:10-9:5
  6. Enjoy the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
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Giving as a Way of Living 4

Loving Christ Generously Introduction

Why do we give?

Reasons Christians don't give:

  1. Materialistic Lifestyle
  2. Debt
  3. Lack of Planning
  4. Lack of Self Control
  5. Lack of Wisdom
  6. Rationalization
  7. Deceit
  8. Suspicion
  9. Immaturity
  10. Not Really Saved
  1. Examine Your Starting Ground
    1. Matthew 6:19-24
  2. Engineer Your_______
    1. 1 Corinthians 16:1-4
  3. Extend Your _______
    1. 1 Corinthians 9:6-11
    2. Acts 2:43-47
  4. Endeavor by _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:1-9
  5. Elevate the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:10-9:5
  6. Enjoy the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

We will finish the other 5 points next week...

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Giving as a Way of Living 3

Buying Back Time 3/2/08 Ephesians 5:15-17

  1. Scrutinize your Route 15a
  2. Soak Up your Salvation 15b
  3. Seize your Opportunities 16a
  4. Sort Out your Obstacles 16b
  5. Support your Plan 17

Conclusion

Four words that will help you give your time for God's glory...

  1. Judgment
  2. Kingdom
  3. Eternity
  4. Grace
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Giving as a Way of Living 2

The Anatomy of a Servant

1 Peter 4:7-11

  1. The Prerequisite for Service.
  2. The Attitude for Service.
  3. The Qualification for Service.
  4. The Scope of Service.
  5. The Power of Service.
  6. The Purpose of Service.
  1. Don't wait.
  2. Be open and willing.
  3. Earn God's favor through the cross, not your works.
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Giving as a Way of Living

Making a Life Investment: Give it Away!

This is the first of a 4 part teaching on giving.

Romans 12:1-2

  1. Give Physically
  2. Give Completely
  3. Give Confidently
  4. Give Rationally
  5. Give Reverently
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