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Blessing of Giving

Series: Topical

Blessing of Giving

November 01, 2020 | Gary Jackson

Passage: Acts 20:35-

  1. Giving obeys God’s command

Luke 6:38 (KJV) 38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

  1. Giving submits to God’s Lordship

Psalm 24:1 (KJV) 1 The earth is the LORD's, and the fulness thereof;

the world, and they that dwell therein.

  1. Giving exhibits God’s heart

John 3:16 (KJV) 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

  1. Giving illustrates God’s salvation

Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

  1. Giving trusts God’s provision

Philippians 4:19 (KJV) 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

  1. Giving shows I care

1 John 3:17-18 (KJV) 17 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

Series Information

Paul's favorite church may have well been the church at Philippi. He shares three things that are encouraging to him and should be part of our life. He first give Thanks - there is always reason for the child of God to give thanks. Secondly he prayers. We must always pray one for another. Three Paul is confident that God will complete the good work He has started in our life.

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