As we continued the sermon series A Church on Mission this past Sunday, we looked at the topic of financial giving. In 2 Corinthians 9, Paul reminds the church that there is a deep connection between sowing financially and reaping financially. We learned that God calls Christians to give regularly to the work He is doing through the local church from the joy in their hearts. God promises to take care of the needs of all who trust in Him. God also promises that when you sow generously, you will reap generously so that you can give beyond your tithe as an offering to the work He is doing globally. Giving is not a matter of doing; it is a matter of being who you were created to be. You were created by a generous God to bear His image in the world. Giving generously reflects God’s character and magnifies God’s glory.
Do you consider yourself someone who gives sparingly or generously? What obstacles keep you from making a commitment in your heart to give more generously to the w