Feb 21, 10 am give till it feels good 2cor 8.1 4


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Feb 21, 10 am give till it feels good 2cor 8.1 4

  1. 2. Give Till It Feels Good! 2Corinthians 8:1-4
  2. 3. 25 but now, I am going to Jerusalem serving the saints.   26 For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem. Romans 15:25-26
  3. 4. 13 For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality--   14 at this present time your abundance being a supply for their need, so that their abundance also may become a supply for your need, that there may be equality; 2Corinthians 8:12-13
  4. 5. Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver . 2Corinthians 9:7
  5. 6. How Do We Give Till It Feels Good ?
  6. 7. By Not Considering Our Circumstances
  7. 8. So Moses issued a command, and a proclamation was circulated throughout the camp, saying, "Let no man or woman any longer perform work for the contributions of the sanctuary." Thus the people were restrained from bringing any more. Exodus 36:6
  8. 9. 1 Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,   2 that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. 2Corinthians 8:1-2
  9. 10. By Considering the Value of the Ministry
  10. 11. Everyone whose heart stirred him and everyone whose spirit moved him came and brought the LORD'S contribution for the work of the tent of meeting and for all its service and for the holy garments . Exodus 35:21
  11. 12. They received from Moses all the contributions which the sons of Israel had brought to perform the work in the construction of the sanctuary. And they still continued bringing to him freewill offerings every morning. Exodus 36:3
  12. 13. Yes, they were pleased to do so, and they are indebted to them. For if the Gentiles have shared in their spiritual things, they are indebted to minister to them also in material things. Romans 15:27
  13. 14. By Considering the Resources of God
  14. 15. 35 Now the sons of Israel had done according to the word of Moses, for they had requested from the Egyptians articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; 36 and the LORD had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have their request. Thus they plundered the Egyptians. Exodus 12:35-36
  15. 16. For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord, 2Corinthians 8:3
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