Let each man give according as he has determined in his heart; not grudgingly, or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7I hope this post will help transform your perspective about giving and remove barriers in your mind that prevent you from putting God first with your money and possessions. When Paul was writing to believers in Corinth about giving an offering to help the Christians in Jerusalem he told them in 2 Corinthians 9:7, "Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion,
Those who sow in tears will reap in joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, Will assuredly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves. Psalm 125:5-6.
A lot of Christians are going around all day with their focus on their needs, on the things they do not have. But that is not what we should allow our minds to dwell on because the Lord has already provided us with a means to get our needs fulfilled. How? He has provided us with seeds. We sow seeds and from the seeds we will reap a harvest. Jesus
More and more these days we see that we live in an insecure world. People in society value the lives of others and their own lives less and less. Yet, for the believer who is walking according to God’s ways there is the promise of security and protection.First we need to recognize that we and our loved ones who know Christ have eternal security. Our destination and destiny are set; we are going to spend eternity with the Lord Jesus. Death may separate us from our friends and loved ones, but that is only temporary. Those individuals who have
"...and be thankful." Colossians 3:15Sometime we are treated badly by others and it creates feelings of resentment in our hearts. Such resentment effects our attitudes about others and about our life. It also negatively effects the words that come out of our mouths. But we need to recognize how harmful these kind of attitudes and words are for our lives. Remember Jesus told us in Mark 11 that we can have what we say. Whether our words are positive or negative they will direct the course of our lives The writer of Proverbs also reminds us that, "Death
- Is it a day where everything goes smoothly?
- Is it a day where we receive unexpected blessing or pleasures?
- Is it a day where