Generous Giving From a Thankful Heart

1.  You are either a sparing giver or a generous giver.

2 Corinthians 9:5-7


2.  Sparing givers view God as a taker while generous givers view Him as a giver.

2 Corinthians 9:8-10


3.  God is the giver on both ends of your giving.

2 Corinthians 9:8-10


4.  Generous giving produces a greater ability to give, increased gratitude and praise toward God, joy from meeting people's needs and a genuine love among God's people.

2 Corinthians 9:11-15


5.  God gave you the indescribable gift of His Son, upfront, in order to demonstrate that He wants to be the giver of your life.

2 Corinthians 9:15; Romans 5:8-11, 8:32; John 3:16


Generous Giving From A Thankful Heart

1. There are two kinds of giving among Christians

A. Do not give sparingly

B. Give generously

2. The difference between these two kinds of giving is your view of God


3. The harvest of generous giving looks like this:

A. There is a greater ability to be generous

B. There is increased thanks to God

C. There is joy in seing the needs of God's people met

D. There is genuine love among God's people

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