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Jan 28, 2018 4 Ways Generosity Helps Us Grow In Christ

Four ways Generosity grows us in Christ  •  Sermon  •  Submitted   •  Presented   •  52:40
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Click to edit Master title style Edit Master text styles Second level Third level Fourth level Fifth level 1/27/2018 ‹#› Billy Graham Video Your Challenge – Should You Choose To Accept It 4 Ways Generosity Helps Us Grow In Christ Our standard for faith and practice. When We Choose Generosity: Christ Grows In Us As Christ grows in us – we become more Christ-like! 2 Corinthians 9:15 (MEV) Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift. John 3:16 (MEV) For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. When We Choose Generosity: Freedom Grows In Us Hebrews 13:5 (MEV) Let your lives be without love of money, and be content with the things you have. For He has said: “I will never leave you, nor forsake you.” Ecclesiastes 5:10 (MEV) He who loves money will not be satisfied with money; nor he who loves abundance with increase. This also is vanity. When John D. Rockefeller died, one man was curious about how much he left behind. Determined to find out, he set up an appointment with one of Rockefeller’s highest aides and asked, “How much did Rockefeller leave behind?” The aide answered, “All of it.”   If you have something you can’t live without, you don’t own it; it owns you. When We Choose Generosity: Joy Grows In Us Matthew 13:44 (MEV) Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid. And with joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. J oy Is a fruit of the Holy Spirit When We Choose Generosity: Joy Grows In Us 2 Corinthians 9:7 (MEV) Let every man give according to the purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver. When We Choose Generosity: Joy Grows In Us 1 Peter 1:3–4 (MEV) 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that does not fade away, kept in heaven for you … When We Choose Generosity: Rewards Grow For Us Ephesians 6:8 (MEV) …knowing that whatever good thing any man does, he will receive the same from the Lord, whether he is enslaved or free. Romans 2:10 (MEV) But glory, honor, and peace will be to every man who does good work—to the Jew first, and then to the Gentile… When We Choose Generosity: Rewards Grow For Us Matthew 19:21 (MEV) Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go and sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow Me.” Matthew 6:20–21 (MEV) 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroy and where thieves do not break in nor steal, 21 for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
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