Rhythms: Give

July 31, 2022

Speaker: John Gordon

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Bible Passage: 1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of every week each one of you is to put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that no collections be made when I come.


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Finances that Fuel Evangelism

A brief podcast episode in which David Platt describes how the people of Israel came together to provide offerings at different points in their history as needs arose. Platt examines the link between our hearts and our use of money and ends the episode by offering specific prayers to encourage Christians to emulate the Israelites in the matter of giving.

 

Quiz: How Can You Reflect Jesus Through Generosity?

An interactive, online, three-question quiz from Cru that provides specific encouragement, resources, and next steps based on your quiz responses. Take the quiz in as little as 2 minutes and find inspiration on the topic of generosity and stewardship.

 

How Should We View Giving in the Church?

This article by pastor Jamie Dunlop provides pastoral advice on the topic of giving by discussing the reasons Christians give, the attitude out of which to give, and giving’s great effects on both the giver and receiver.

 

Balancing the Christian Life by Charles Ryrie

Scholar and Theologian Charles Ryrie reminds readers that the guide and test for all of spiritual life arises out of the word of God, and “if any experience fails that test, it must be discarded. Ryrie examines a variety of spiritual topics, from forgiveness to money and the love of God, to help readers apply truths from these doctrines, resulting in a balanced Christian life.

 

Financial Peace: Putting Common Sense Into Your Dollars and Cents by Dave Ramsey

In one of the most valuable purchases any reader can make, Dave Ramsey offers a practical set of tools to help readers get out of debt and stay out of debt. Filled with inspirational insights drawn from personal experience, readers are equipped to manage their money in a biblical and disciplined manner.

 

Ministries of Mercy – Timothy J. Keller

Tim Keller examines the story of the Good Samaritan and unearths the call for all believers to care for the needy. Along the way Keller addresses issues including the lifestyle of the modern Christian, how to discern where to give, and how to carry out this calling as individuals, families, and churches.

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