DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING 2 Corinthians 9:11, “You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.” MAIN POINTS ENRICHED: It is God’s desire to enrich you so you can be …

MATTHEW’S ACCOUNT Matthew 28:16-17 “Some Doubted”“Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.” ‭‭Matthew 28:18-20 “All Nations”“Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore …

Acts 6:1-7 NIV 6 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of …

DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING 2 Corinthians 9:7, “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” MAIN POINTS FROM THE HEART: Offerings should be given from the heart and not the manipulation …

Acts 5:12-42 NIV 12 The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number.15 As a result, people …

DEFINITION  The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING 2 Corinthians 9:6, “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” MAIN POINTS SOW SEED: The biblical word sow means, “plant.”  Therefore, Paul in the above passage is comparing one’s offerings to seeds that are …

Acts 4:32-5:11 NIV 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all 34 that there were no needy …

DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING 2 Corinthians 9:6, “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” MAIN POINTS GENEROUS: To be generous means to “give freely in abundance.” Being generous is the opposite of being selfish and stingy. At the …

John 11:1-44 NIV 11 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you …

DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING Deuteronomy 12:6, “There bring your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tithes and special gifts, what you have vowed to give and your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.” MAIN POINTS VARIOUS JEWISH OFFERINGS: The Jewish people were commanded by God …