By December 18, 2009When it comes to financial stewardship, God hasn’t handed each of us a standardized checklist with little boxes to mark off one by one. Rather, He has provided us His Word with principles for effective financial stewardship—principles we have to wrestle with. In the process of this struggle, God expects us to seek His face and to pursue the counsel of godly believers who have traveled further than we along Stewardship Road. |
By February 3, 2010As thunder follows lightning, giving follows grace When God’s grace touches you, you can’t help but respond with generous giving. |
By March 17, 2010Giving infuses life with joy. It interjects an eternal dimension into even the most ordinary day. That’s just one reason you couldn’t pay me enough not to give. The joy Nanci and I experience comes in envisioning what God is doing in people’s lives for eternity through what we’ve given to Him. |
Does the Old Testament model of tithing still apply to Christians today, since it was part of the old covenant?
By January 7, 2010| Being under grace does not mean living by lower standards than the law.
By January 21, 2010You can give joyfully if you're seeking true treasure. |
By February 11, 2010Randy Alcorn loves giving, and he wants you to love giving. Just listen to him talk about giving, about joyful tithing and radical generosity. But fear not—Alcorn won’t guilt you into giving. Nor will he instruct you to sell your possessions, abandon all forms of entertainment or forego future vacations. |
By January 26, 2010Some of these are one-a-day questions, others could be asked several in succession. Decide according to your preference. |
By September 27, 2008The apostle Paul gave us our top priority: “What I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:3). |
By September 27, 2004To me, giving less than a tithe is simply not an option. Someday I’m going to stand before God and give an account of my life (Romans 14:12). On that day I do not want to have to explain why, being indwelt with the Holy Spirit and having lived in the most affluent nation in human history, I failed to give at the very minimal level of those who did not have the indwelling Spirit and owned far less than I. |
By January 27, 2010We’ll each part with our money. The only question is when. |