The Grace of Giving in 2017

1. The requirements of the Old Testament law are not lessened or diminished under grace.

Exodus 20:3, 7, 15; Matthew 5:17

 

2. Under grace, you are in a much better position to grow in Christ-likeness than you were under the law.

Matthew 5:21-22, 27-28; Malachi 1:1

 

3.  The principle of tithing predates the law by at least 700 years.

Genesis 14:18-20; 4:2-7; Hebrews 11:4; 1 John 3:11-12

 

4.  Giving at least 10% of your income to the Lord is the starting point for the work God seeks to do in you and through you.

Malachi 3:6-8

 

5. Giving at least 10% of your income to the Lord reveals a heart of faith that trusts God. 

Malachi 3:10-11

 

6. Giving at least 10% of your income to the Lord provides a setting for God to be glorified through His church.

Malachi 3:12


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