God wants to be generous with you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Timothy 6 GOD WANTS TO BE GENEROUS WITH YOU As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.  (1 Timothy 6:17) Everybody […]

Grace is Greater Than You May Imagine

An Encouraging Word GRACE IS GREATER THAN YOU MAY IMAGINE “Yeah, Jesus will forgive your sins, but don’t expect Him to give you a car.” That was what the father of a young man I know told his teenage son one day during their visitation time.  Apparently the man had experienced so much hurt and disappointment in […]

Jesus is generous

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Matthew 20 JESUS IS GENEROUS “…I choose to give to this last worker as I give to you.  Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me?  Or do you begrudge my generosity?”  So the last will be first, and the first last.” (Matthew […]

Jesus gives provision through the Church

Scripture Notes on Mark 10 “Jesus said, ‘Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and […]

A Tithe and a Party

I’ll be frank: I am pretty sick of the way most teaching about “the tithe” (giving 10% of your income to God) is presented.  Anyone else? It’s usually talked about in one of two ways, and perhaps if you’ve spend any time in church you’ve heard one or both of these: WAY ONE: “God expects […]

A Generous Revolution

Jesus fed the multitude by having His disciples pass out the food. Don’t miss this.  If you know the story in Matthew 14 (also in Mark 6, Luke 9 and John 6) you probably know it as the story of how “Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand”.  Think about this, though. Yes, Jesus took the food […]

Given to You

“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” – Luke 6:38 She was NOT a happy camper. As I sat at the diner-style counter eating my eggs, it […]