WHY GOD WANTS ME TO GIVE
7 Benefits to My Life
1. GIVING MAKES ME LIKE GOD
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son. . . .” John 3:16
2. GIVING DRAWS ME CLOSER TO GOD
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” Matthew 6:21
3. GIVING IS THE ANTIDOTE TO MATERIALISM
“17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. 18 Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share, 19 storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.”
1 Timothy 6:17-19 NKJV
4. GIVING STRENGTHENS MY FAITH
5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
9 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
5. GIVING IS AN INVESTMENT IN ETERNITY
“ storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.” 1 Timothy 6:19
6. GIVING BLESSES ME IN RETURN
"A generous man himself will be blessed . . .." NIV Proverbs 22:9
"A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed."
7. GIVING CAN PLEASE GOD
“But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.” NKJV
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