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Sermons on Generosity

Oikonomics – Part 4: To Tithe or Not to Tithe

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 4 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY What is God’s plan for supporting the local church? Is tithing the God ordained method of funding the ministry of the local church, or is there another standard we are to use? A “tithe” simply means ten percent. Those who endorse tithing teach that we are to […]

Oikonomics – Part 3: Managing God’s Portfolio

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Matthew 25:14-29 – 3 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Daniel Webster once was asked: “What is the most profound thought that has ever entered your mind?” Do you know how he responded? He said, “The most important thought I have ever had was that of my individual responsibility to God.” In fact, when […]

Oikonomics – Part 2: Rags or Riches–A Balanced Biblical View

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 2 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY Does God want us to be healthy and wealthy, or does he disdain wealth and want us to give it all away? Which approach is biblically correct? Because the Bible has so much to say about the topic of money—over 2000 verses—you can find verses, especially if […]

Oikonomics – Part 1: Generosity as a Lifestyle

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail 1 of 4 SERMON SUMMARY The Greek word, οἰκονομία, means “to manage resources owned by another”, and so I’ve entitled this series “Oikonomics 101”. Truth is, all that we have belongs to God. During the next several weeks we are going to learn how to properly manage those God-given resources. Today we […]

Life of David Sermon Series

Life of David: Part 3 of 5 – Man on the Run – May 20, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY In this message. we find David on the run as Saul seeks to end his life. From this period in David’s life, we learn about the importance trusting God when we find ourselves in a place, we didn’t choose. David had become a great military general. As a result of […]

Financial Freedom

How to Experience Financial Freedom: Part 2 of 4 – Give Generously – March 11, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Because God gives generously, we should give generously (1 Timothy 6:17-19). God wants us to be generous. And when we are, God seems to multiply our resources, enabling us to give even more. This principle of increase is found throughout the Scriptures (Luke 6:38, Proverbs 3:9-10, 2 Corinthians 9:6-11). Giving […]

Sermon Series: Radical Faith

Radical Faith: Part 3 of 7 – Radical Treasure – January 28, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY We are in a series of messages where we are examining the hard sayings of Jesus. Some of Jesus’ sayings are hard to understand, some are hard to hear, but some are just hard to do. Today’s saying falls into that category. In Matthew 6:19, Jesus commands: “Do not store […]

God’s Word on Wealth – Stewarding the Resources God has Entrusted to Us – Part 3 of 3 – July 24, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail With the PDF link above, download TALKINGPOINTS WALKINGPOINTS, our sermon-based guide for personal Bible Study & Community Group discussion. SERMON SUMMARY Show me the person you honor and respect and I will show you the kind of person you long to become. You can learn a lot about yourself, about your values, by […]

God’s Word on Wealth – Stewarding the Resources God Has Entrusted to Us – Part 1 of 3 – July 10, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail With the PDF link above, download TALKINGPOINTS WALKINGPOINTS, our sermon-based guide for personal Bible Study & Community Group discussion. SERMON SUMMARY What does the Bible really say about how we should view wealth? Paul wrote two letters to his young minister protégé Timothy. In 1 Timothy, Paul’s concern was to combat false teaching […]

Extraordinary Generosity – “The Extraordinary Challenge” Part 3

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary For the last couple of weeks we have been talking about the exciting ministry vision we believe God has given us for the future. We are calling it our Extraordinary Challenge. It is a vision worthy of our time, our talents and our treasure; it will require all of us […]

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