Category Archives: giving

matching gifts

devotional post # 2188 2 Corinthians 8:9-11 2Co 8:9 Because you are aware of how our Lord Jesus Christ blessed us, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his becoming poor you … Continue reading

Posted in giving, Jesus Christ | Tagged | Leave a comment

success markers

devotional post # 2187 2 Corinthians 8:5-8 2Co 8:5 and this did not happen as we expected it to, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then –because it was what God wants — to us. 2Co 8:6 … Continue reading

Posted in giving, missions | Tagged | Leave a comment

begging to give

devotional post # 2186 2 Corinthians 8:1-4 2Co 8:1 We want you to know, brothers, about the blessing from God that has been given by the churches of Macedonia, 2Co 8:2 because during a severe test of suffering, their abundance … Continue reading

Posted in blessings, giving | Tagged | Leave a comment

helping without hurting

devotional post # 2189 2 Corinthians 8:12-15 2Co 8:12 Because if the willingness is there, it is acceptable based on what a person has, not based on what he does not have. 2Co 8:13 Because I do not mean that … Continue reading

Posted in giving, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

giving out of deficiency

devotional post # 2050 Luke 21:1-4 Luk 21:1 Jesus looked again and saw the rich tossing their gifts into the contribution box, Luk 21:2 and he saw a needy widow put in two leptons. Luk 21:3 And he said, “Actually, … Continue reading

Posted in giving, money | Tagged | Leave a comment

because they cannot repay

devotional post # 2001 Luke 14:12-14 Luk 14:12 He said also to the man who had invited him, “When you host a luncheon or a dinner, don’t invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbours so … Continue reading

Posted in discipleship, giving | Tagged | Leave a comment

reverse Robin Hoods

WHY WE CAN LOVE OUR ENEMIES Luke 6:27-31 Luk 6:27 “But I am telling you who are listening: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, Luk 6:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat … Continue reading

Posted in discipleship, future, giving, love, second coming, vengeance | Tagged | Leave a comment

giving back

Leviticus 27:22-25 Lev 27:22 If he dedicates to Yahveh a field that he has bought, which is not a part of his possession, Lev 27:23 then the priest will figure out the amount of the valuation for it up to … Continue reading

Posted in blessings, dependence upon God, giving, tithing | Tagged | Leave a comment

give carefully

WE NEED WISDOM AS WELL AS GENEROSITY Leviticus 27:14-21 Lev 27:14 “When a man dedicates his house as a holy gift to Yahveh, the priest will value it as either good or bad; as the priest values it, so it … Continue reading

Posted in balance, giving | Tagged | Leave a comment

the second bird

Leviticus 5:7-10 Lev 5:7 “But if he cannot afford a lamb, then he will bring to Yahveh as his reparation for the mistake that he has made two turtledoves or two pigeons, one for a mistake offering and the other … Continue reading

Posted in faith, giving, tithing | Tagged | Leave a comment