Keys To Faithful Giving
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Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
May 28, 2017
Central Passage
Hebrews 11:1-6
Subject
A.M. Service
Description

 

INTRODUCTION:

 

            A.        “By faith Abel….” Hebrews 11:4; Genesis 4:3-8

            B.         Baptism and giving are expressions of faith:

                        1.         Neither is acceptable without faith; Hebrews 11:6; Romans 14:23

                        2.         Sprinkling shows a lacks faith; immersion without giving is lacking

            C.        Our study; “Keys to Faithful Giving”

 

  I.        HAVE FAITH IN WHAT JESUS SAYS ABOUT GIVING:

           

            A.        “Give and it shall be given”; Luke 6:38; Malachi 3:10

            B.         The Lord taught; Acts 20:35

            C.        “So is he”; Luke 12:16-21

 

 II.        HAVE FAITH IN WHAT JESUS REQUIRES:

           

            A.        “To whom much is give”; Luke 12:48

            B.         “As he may prosper”; I Corinthians 16:2

                        1.         Give on a percentage basis; Hebrews 7:8

                        2.         Lest we “rob God”; Malachi 3:8

            C.        “As he hath purposed”; II Corinthians 9:7

            D.        “That there may be equality”; II Corinthians 8:14

                        1.         Not one distressed and another eased; II Corinthians 8:13

                        2.         It has been said “An idle horse is like a dead plug”

 

III.       HAVE FAITH IN JESUS TO REPAY:  Luke 6:38

 

            A.        God will supply every need; Philippians 4:19

            B.         Paul told the brethren at Corinth; II Corinthians 9:10

            C.        No good thing will be withheld; Psalm 84:11

            D.        “Ask in faith”; James 1:6

            E.         “Sow bountifully”; II Corinthians 9:6

 

CONCLUSION:

 

            A.        Giving is a part of our service to God:

                        1.         Give ones’ self first; II Corinthians 8:5; Romans 12:1

                        2.         Hold back nothing; I Peter 2:5

            B.         Will you rob God?  Malachi 3:8-9