THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES
OF GIVING
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
1Timothy 6:17-19
"Instruct those who are rich in this present
world not to be conceited ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
Hindrances To Biblical Giving
First, a vague understanding of what is
meant by "grace gi...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S
HEART
Matthew 6:19-21
"Do no...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S
HEART
Matthew 6:19-21
…FOR W...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S
HEART
1 Timothy 6:17
"Instru...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Philippians 4:19
"Nev...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Philippians 4:19
… no...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Philippians 4:19
…Not...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Philippians 4:19
… I ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Philippians 4:19
… AN...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR
OUR NEEDS
Matthew 6:33
"But see...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
III. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
INSURES GENEROUS RETURNS ON
EARTH
Luke 6:38
"Give, and it ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
III. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
INSURES GENEROUS RETURNS ON
EARTH
2 Corinthians 9:6
"Now t...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING REAPS
ETERNAL BENEFITS
1 Timothy 6:18, 19
"Instruct them to...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
V. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING WILL
INSURE GREATER SPIRITUAL
USEFULNESS
Luke 16:11, 12
"If ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE
DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT-
FILLED
Acts 4:31-35
"...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE
DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT-
FILLED
Acts 4:31-35
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE
DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT-
FILLED
Acts 4:31-35
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE
DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT-
FILLED
Acts 4:31-35
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR
ALL BELIEVERS
1 Corinthians 16:2
"On the first day ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR
ALL BELIEVERS
2 Corinthians 8:2, 3, 12
"... that in...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR
ALL BELIEVERS
2 Corinthians 8:2, 3, 12
… For I test...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
PRIVILEGE
2 Corinthians 8:4
"... begging us with muc...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
VIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
PRIVILEGE
Acts 20:35
"In everything I showed you tha...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
2 Corinthians 8:8...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
2 Corinthians 8:8...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
2 Corinthians 9:7...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
1 John 3: 11-18
"...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
1 John 3: 11-18
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
1 John 3: 11-18
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
1 John 3: 11-18
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A
GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND
OTHERS
1 John 3: 11-18
…...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
X. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ALLOWS GOD'S GREAT ABILITY TO
BE RELEASED
2 Corinthians 9:7,...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
X. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ALLOWS GOD'S GREAT ABILITY TO
BE RELEASED
2 Corinthians 9:7,...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 Timothy 6:18
"Instruct them...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
Galatians 6:6
"And let the on...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 Timothy 5:17, 18
"Let the e...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 Timothy 5:17, 18
…For the S...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
Philippians 4:16
"... for eve...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
2 Corinthians 9:12
"For the m...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
Hebrews 13:16
"And do not neg...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 John 3:11-18
"For this is t...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 John 3:11-18
… Because his ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 John 3:11-18
…Everyone who ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
1 John 3:11-18
…But whoever h...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS
Ephesians 4:28
"Let him who s...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD
2 Corinthians 9:13
"Because of t...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD
Hebrews 13:16
"And do not neglec...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD
Philippians 4:18
"But I have rec...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
1 Timothy 6:8
"And if we hav...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
2 Timothy 3:4
"... treachero...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
James 5:1-6
"Come now, you r...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
James 5:1-6
…. It is in the ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
James 5:1-6
…. You have live...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
1 Timothy 3:3
"... not addic...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING
ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES
Titus 1:7
"For the overseer ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
The late E. Stanley Jones said –
"It's true you can't serve God and
mammon, but you can ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
SACRIFICIAL GIVING
2 Corinthians 8:2, 3
"... that in a ...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
SACRIFICIAL GIVING
Philippians 4:18
"But I have receive...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS
SACRIFICIAL GIVING
Hebrews 13:16
"And do not neglect do...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
WHAT TO DO?
1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL
2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
Generous biblical giving will
mean giving up something that
we cannot keep anyway to gai...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
WHAT TO DO?
1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL
2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT
3. NEEDS ARE INCREASING
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
If all believers would practice
generous biblical giving,
these need would be met.
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
WHAT TO DO?
1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL
2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT
3. NEEDS ARE INCREASING
4. A...
THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
Luke 6:38
"Give and it shall be given you; good
measure, pressed down, shaken
together, ...
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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "The Biblical Principles Of Giving" sermon at New Life Christian Church on September 15, 2013. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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  1. 1. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING
  2. 2. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING 1Timothy 6:17-19 "Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy. Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed."
  3. 3. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING Hindrances To Biblical Giving First, a vague understanding of what is meant by "grace giving“ Second, the lifestyle in which we live, or by living like or keeping up with the Joneses.
  4. 4. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S HEART Matthew 6:19-21 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroy, and where thieves do not break in or steal…
  5. 5. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S HEART Matthew 6:19-21 …FOR WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS, THERE WILL YOUR HEART BE ALSO."
  6. 6. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING I. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING INDICATES THE INTEREST OF ONE’S HEART 1 Timothy 6:17 "Instruct those who are rich in this present world NOT TO BE CONCEITED OR TO FIX THEIR HOPE ON THE UNCERTAINTY OF RICHES, BUT ON GOD, who richly supplies us with all
  7. 7. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Philippians 4:19 "Nevertheless, you have done well to share with me in my affliction. And you yourselves also know, Philippians, that at the first preaching of the gospel, after I
  8. 8. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Philippians 4:19 … no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you alone; FOR EVEN IN THESSALONICA YOU SENT A GIFT MORE THAN ONCE FOR MY NEEDS…
  9. 9. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Philippians 4:19 …Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account. But I have received everything in full, and have an abundance;…
  10. 10. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Philippians 4:19 … I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God…
  11. 11. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Philippians 4:19 … AND MY GOD SHALL SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEEDS according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus."
  12. 12. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING II. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GUARANTEES GOD'S SUPPLY FOR OUR NEEDS Matthew 6:33 "But seek first His kingdom, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you."
  13. 13. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING III. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING INSURES GENEROUS RETURNS ON EARTH Luke 6:38 "Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they will pour into your lap. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt
  14. 14. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING III. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING INSURES GENEROUS RETURNS ON EARTH 2 Corinthians 9:6 "Now this I say, he who sows sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall also reap bountifully."
  15. 15. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING REAPS ETERNAL BENEFITS 1 Timothy 6:18, 19 "Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is
  16. 16. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING V. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING WILL INSURE GREATER SPIRITUAL USEFULNESS Luke 16:11, 12 "If therefore you have not been faithful in the use of unrighteous Mammon, who will trust the true riches to you? And if you have not been faithful in the use of that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own?"
  17. 17. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT- FILLED Acts 4:31-35 "And when they had prayed, the place where they had fathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak the word of God with
  18. 18. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT- FILLED Acts 4:31-35 …And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own; but all things were common
  19. 19. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT- FILLED Acts 4:31-35 …And with great power the apostles were giving witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all…
  20. 20. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF BEING SPIRIT- FILLED Acts 4:31-35 … For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of lands or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales, and lay them at the apostles' feet; and they would be
  21. 21. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR ALL BELIEVERS 1 Corinthians 16:2 "On the first day of every week let EACH ONE OF YOU put aside and save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.’…
  22. 22. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR ALL BELIEVERS 2 Corinthians 8:2, 3, 12 "... that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.
  23. 23. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS FOR ALL BELIEVERS 2 Corinthians 8:2, 3, 12 … For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability they gave of their own accord.... For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a man has, not according to what he does
  24. 24. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A PRIVILEGE 2 Corinthians 8:4 "... begging us with much entreaty for the favour of participation in the support of the saints..."
  25. 25. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING VIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A PRIVILEGE Acts 20:35 "In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.' "
  26. 26. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 2 Corinthians 8:8, 9 "I am not speaking this as a command, BUT AS PROVING THROUGH THE EARNESTNESS OF OTHERS THE SINCERITY OF YOUR LOVE ALSO…
  27. 27. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 2 Corinthians 8:8, 9 …For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich."
  28. 28. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 2 Corinthians 9:7 "Let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver."
  29. 29. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 1 John 3: 11-18 "For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another; not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother…
  30. 30. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 1 John 3: 11-18 … And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous. Do not marvel, brethren, if the world hates you...
  31. 31. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 1 John 3: 11-18 …We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. Every one who hates his brother is a murderer; and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him…
  32. 32. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 1 John 3: 11-18 …We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoever has the world's goods, and beholds his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God
  33. 33. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING IX. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS A GAUGE OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD AND OTHERS 1 John 3: 11-18 … Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth."
  34. 34. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING X. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ALLOWS GOD'S GREAT ABILITY TO BE RELEASED 2 Corinthians 9:7, 8 "Let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver. AND GOD IS ABLE TO MAKE ALL GRACE ABOUND TO YOU,…
  35. 35. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING X. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ALLOWS GOD'S GREAT ABILITY TO BE RELEASED 2 Corinthians 9:7, 8 … that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed."
  36. 36. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 Timothy 6:18 "Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share."
  37. 37. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS Galatians 6:6 "And let the one who is taught the word share all good things with him who teaches."
  38. 38. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 Timothy 5:17, 18 "Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honour, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching…
  39. 39. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 Timothy 5:17, 18 …For the Scripture says, 'You shall note muzzle the ox while he is threshing,' and 'The labourer is worthy of his wages'."
  40. 40. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS Philippians 4:16 "... for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs."
  41. 41. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 2 Corinthians 9:12 "For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God."
  42. 42. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS Hebrews 13:16 "And do not neglect doing good and sharing; for with such sacrifices God is pleased."
  43. 43. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 John 3:11-18 "For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another; not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him?...
  44. 44. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 John 3:11-18 … Because his deed were evil, and his brother's were righteous. Do not marvel, brethren, if the world hates you. We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not
  45. 45. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 John 3:11-18 …Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him. We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the
  46. 46. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS 1 John 3:11-18 …But whoever has the world's goods, and beholds his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him? Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed
  47. 47. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XI. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS GOD'S WAY OF MEETING NEEDS Ephesians 4:28 "Let him who steals steal no longer; but rather let him labour, performing with his own hands what is good, in order that he may have something to share with him who has need."
  48. 48. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD 2 Corinthians 9:13 "Because of the proof given by this ministry they will glorify God for your obedience to your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for the liberality of your contribution to them and to all."
  49. 49. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD Hebrews 13:16 "And do not neglect doing good and sharing; for with such sacrifices God is pleased."
  50. 50. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING GLORIFIES AND PLEASES GOD Philippians 4:18 "But I have received everything in full, and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, WELL PLEASING TO GOD."
  51. 51. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES 1 Timothy 6:8 "And if we have food and covering, with these we shall be content."
  52. 52. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES 2 Timothy 3:4 "... treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God."
  53. 53. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES James 5:1-6 "Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten. Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like
  54. 54. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES James 5:1-6 …. It is in the Last Days that you have stored up your treasure! Behold, the pay of the labourers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of
  55. 55. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES James 5:1-6 …. You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. You have condemned and put to death the righteous man; he does not
  56. 56. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES 1 Timothy 3:3 "... not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle uncontentious, free from the love of money."
  57. 57. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIII. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING ESTABLISHES RIGHT PRIORITIES Titus 1:7 "For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self- willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain..."
  58. 58. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING The late E. Stanley Jones said – "It's true you can't serve God and mammon, but you can serve God with mammon."
  59. 59. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS SACRIFICIAL GIVING 2 Corinthians 8:2, 3 "... that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. For I testify that according to their ability and BEYOND THEIR ABILITY they gave of
  60. 60. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS SACRIFICIAL GIVING Philippians 4:18 "But I have received everything in full, and have an abundance, I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, AN ACCEPTABLE SACRIFICE, well pleasing to God."
  61. 61. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING XIV. GENEROUS BIBLICAL GIVING IS SACRIFICIAL GIVING Hebrews 13:16 "And do not neglect doing good and sharing; for WITH SUCH SACRIFICES GOD IS PLEASED."
  62. 62. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING WHAT TO DO? 1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL 2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT
  63. 63. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING Generous biblical giving will mean giving up something that we cannot keep anyway to gain that which cannot be lost.
  64. 64. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING WHAT TO DO? 1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL 2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT 3. NEEDS ARE INCREASING
  65. 65. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING If all believers would practice generous biblical giving, these need would be met.
  66. 66. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING WHAT TO DO? 1. FAITH IS ESSENTIAL 2. SACRIFICE IS IMPORTANT 3. NEEDS ARE INCREASING 4. A DECISION IS IMPERATIVE
  67. 67. THE BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF GIVING Luke 6:38 "Give and it shall be given you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they will pour into your lap. For whatever measure you deal out to others it will be dealt to you in return"

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