Week 6   Receiving God’s Love  with My Body The Habit of  Giving
<ul><li>Discuss the Bible Study on pages 39-41 </li></ul>Table Talk
Large Group Question <ul><li>Why are people generally resistant to giving financial resources to a church? </li></ul>
A Guideline for Giving 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
Context for the Passage <ul><li>Paul is collecting money for the church in Jerusalem that had fallen on hard times. </li><...
 
The Underlying Principle 2 Corinthians 9:6 <ul><li>You Reap What You Sow </li></ul>
Follow God’s Plan 2 Corinthians 9:1-7 <ul><li>Three FAQ’s about Giving </li></ul><ul><li>How Much? </li></ul><ul><li>When?...
FAQ #1: How Much? <ul><li>2 Corinthians 9:7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You must decide in your heart… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ge...
A Good Model <ul><li>10/10/80 Principle </li></ul><ul><li>10% to God  –  first fruits:  acknowledge his provision </li></u...
FAQ #2: When? <ul><li>1 Corinthians 16:2 </li></ul><ul><li>A Good principle: When you get, give. </li></ul>
FAQ #3: To Whom? <ul><li>Malachi 3:10 </li></ul><ul><li>Where are you fed and connected? This is your “storehouse” </li></...
Rely on God’s Provision 2 Corinthians 9:8-9 <ul><li>What is God able to do? </li></ul>
Claim God’s Promise 2 Corinthians 9:10-11 <ul><li>What does God promise? </li></ul><ul><li>Malachi 3:10 </li></ul>
The Benefit of Giving 2 Corinthians 9:12-14 <ul><li>It Encourages the Body </li></ul><ul><li>It Unifies the Body </li></ul>
Reflecting God’s Image <ul><li>2 Corinthians 9:15 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Discuss questions #4-8 on page 44 </li></ul>Table Talk
Next Week Loving My  Comfortable Neighbor The Habit of  Vital Relationships Pages 39-43
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  1. 1. Week 6 Receiving God’s Love with My Body The Habit of Giving
  2. 2. <ul><li>Discuss the Bible Study on pages 39-41 </li></ul>Table Talk
  3. 3. Large Group Question <ul><li>Why are people generally resistant to giving financial resources to a church? </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Guideline for Giving 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
  5. 5. Context for the Passage <ul><li>Paul is collecting money for the church in Jerusalem that had fallen on hard times. </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Underlying Principle 2 Corinthians 9:6 <ul><li>You Reap What You Sow </li></ul>
  7. 8. Follow God’s Plan 2 Corinthians 9:1-7 <ul><li>Three FAQ’s about Giving </li></ul><ul><li>How Much? </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>To Whom? </li></ul>
  8. 9. FAQ #1: How Much? <ul><li>2 Corinthians 9:7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You must decide in your heart… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Genesis 14:20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abraham gave a tenth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Genesis 28:22 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jacob gave a tenth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leviticus 27:30 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Law of Moses required a tenth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Matthew 23:23 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus acknowledged the tenth </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. A Good Model <ul><li>10/10/80 Principle </li></ul><ul><li>10% to God – first fruits: acknowledge his provision </li></ul><ul><li>10% to Savings – be a good steward </li></ul><ul><li>80% for living expenses – hey, you have to eat, right? </li></ul>
  10. 11. FAQ #2: When? <ul><li>1 Corinthians 16:2 </li></ul><ul><li>A Good principle: When you get, give. </li></ul>
  11. 12. FAQ #3: To Whom? <ul><li>Malachi 3:10 </li></ul><ul><li>Where are you fed and connected? This is your “storehouse” </li></ul><ul><li>A good principle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tithe to the storehouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give “above and beyond” to your favorite ministries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sacrifice for presented need. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Rely on God’s Provision 2 Corinthians 9:8-9 <ul><li>What is God able to do? </li></ul>
  13. 14. Claim God’s Promise 2 Corinthians 9:10-11 <ul><li>What does God promise? </li></ul><ul><li>Malachi 3:10 </li></ul>
  14. 15. The Benefit of Giving 2 Corinthians 9:12-14 <ul><li>It Encourages the Body </li></ul><ul><li>It Unifies the Body </li></ul>
  15. 16. Reflecting God’s Image <ul><li>2 Corinthians 9:15 </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Discuss questions #4-8 on page 44 </li></ul>Table Talk
  17. 18. Next Week Loving My Comfortable Neighbor The Habit of Vital Relationships Pages 39-43
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