Articles Tagged 'Generous'

Be a Blessing

Be a Blessing

When we open our hearts and lives to him, God fills them with wondrous, eternal treasures.

Phillip Morrison reminds us that giving of ourselves and our funds brings untold blessings to both the receiver and the giver!

The Real Root of Brokenness

The Real Root of Brokenness

We must not dare forget to give thanks for how we're blessed and how great the Father is!

Ann Voskamp reminds us again of the incredible importance of giving thanks.

What Is Core: Love

What Is Core: Love

Becoming like God in His most known virtue!

Phil Ware continues his series on what is core and focuses on love and what it is and how Jesus and God demonstrate it.

GIVE Generously?

GIVE Generously?

So what's the grace and privilege we are supposed to find here?

Phil Ware continues his SHIFT series and focuses upon giving generously as a privilege and grace.

Living Large

Living Large

Aren't you tired of living within a shallow, narrow, selfish box?

Rubel Shelly tells about a Canadian couple who won the lottery and donated all but 2% of what they won to charity.

Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

So when the storm hits, are you ready?

Tom Norvell compares Jesus' coming and our being generous to being prepared for a winter storm.

Trust?

Trust?

I'm not sure I'm that trusting: are you?

Patrick Odum talks about a strange occurrence involving trust, a New York ad agency worker, a homeless man, and an American Express Card, which reminds us that God trusts us.

How Money Buys Happiness

How Money Buys Happiness

Money can buy happiness?

Rubel Shelly helps us see how money buys happiness, by using it to help others who are in need!

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Have you found out what is truly amazing this time of year?

Jesus is the reminder of God's unconditional love and willingness to search and sacrifice to find us and bring us home as our love-sick father.

The Joy of Giving

The Joy of Giving

How can this bring me more joy?

Patrick Odum tells about a boy who shared his winnings with his father rather than spending it only on himself and the joy that this attitude brought the father and Patrick compares this to the joy we give our Father, God, when we share.

Exercising the Spirit: Hospitality

Exercising the Spirit: Hospitality

When was the last time you entertained angels?

Hospitality is the Christian virtue of entertaining strangers, outsiders, and guests and recognizing in them angels or even the presence of God in the Trinity.

Exercising the Spirit: Generosity

Exercising the Spirit: Generosity

How can being generous grow our spirits?

The spiritual discipline of generosity is crucial if we are going to grow in the spirit.

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Will we help others in the same way that Jesus did?

Will we help those who need it simply because we follow Jesus and because they need it with no strings attached?

Do Something for Someone Else

Do Something for Someone Else

What are you doing for someone else these days?

Jesus thought about others and helped them all the time and so must we.

Haunting Eyes and Needed Guilt

Haunting Eyes and Needed Guilt

Can you still see their haunting look?

Compassion must mean that we help those who around us with genuine help.

The Interests of Others

The Interests of Others

Who do you spend most of your time thinking about?

The interests of others must be our focus and not just our own stuff and wants.

Giving Back

Giving Back

Can one person really change a whole community?

Giving back can literally change the lives of those who receive and those who give

Give and It Will Be Given to You

Give and It Will Be Given to You

So what are you really offering to the Lord for His service?

While we are to give a tithe, the tithe is just a reminder to us that everything we have belongs to God.

Overwhelmingly Blessed

Overwhelmingly Blessed

When was the last time you counted your blessings?

We must realize that with our blessings comes the responsibility to use them generously.

6 Dollars Worth of Thanksgiving

6 Dollars Worth of Thanksgiving

What gift of value could 6 dollars buy?

Nothing blesses us than to see those we love being generous with others -- that's true thanksgiving!