Scriptures: Matthew 10:8, 25; Romans 12:3; Mark 12:42; Matthew 6:1-4; 1 Corinthians 13:3; 2 Corinthians 9:7; Acts 20:35; 1 Timothy 5: 17-18; Proverbs 3:9-10; Genesis 14:20, 14; Hebrews 7:1-28; Malachi 3:8-10; Proverbs 11:24; Luke 6:38; 2 Corinthians 9:7; 2 Thessalonians 3:10; and 1 Timothy 5:8

  1. Freely you have received, freely give – Matthew 10:8
  2. Stewardship – Matthew 25
  3. To each is given a measure – Romans 12:3
  4. Man looks at the outside but God looks at the heart (Giving is an issue of motive) – Mark 12:42, Matthew 6:1-4, 1 Corinthians 13:3
  5. God loves a cheerful giver – 2 Corinthians 9:7
  6. It is more blessed to give than receive – Acts 20:35
  7. The Lord’s work required financial giving – 1 Timothy 5: 17-18
  8. Tithing – Proverbs 3:9-10, Genesis 14:20, 2 Genesis 14, Hebrews 7:1-28
  9. God’s faithfulness to provide in response to our giving – Malachi 3:8-10, Proverbs 11:24, Luke 6:38
  10. Let each determine in his own heart – not reluctantly or under compulsion – 2 Corinthians 9:7
  11. Not irresponsible “faith” but hard work and taking responsibility – 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 1 Timothy 5:8

 Speaker: John Kiln

Date: 28 June 2015