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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

DEFINITION The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. SCRIPTURE READING Malachi 3:8, “Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me. “But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you? “In tithes and offerings.” MAIN POINTS JEWISH OFFERINGS: God gave the Jewish people many different ways to give offerings for various reasons but they …

Definition The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. Scripture Reading Matthew 6:19-21, “19 Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where …

Definition The offering is a gift to God after our tithes. Scripture Reading 2 Corinthians 9:15, “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” Main Points THANKS BE TO GOD: Everyone in the entire world needs to offer praise to God because He is the source of everything good in our lives. For example:  God has given …