I’m not feeling well. I’ve had a minor cold the past few weeks and yesterday I spent all day sneezing. Over and over and over. So I hope this post makes sense today! Keep me in your prayers.
It’s officially 2015. I am expectant that many people’s prayers will be answered this year and that many people will come to know Jesus as their savior. I want to continue to be generous with my life, time, and money.
Some steps I’ve taken this year are: sponsoring a child, donating to various efforts like sex trafficking and child hunger, and trying to tithe more consistently.
Acts 20:35 ESV:
“In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
Proverbs 11:24-25 ESV:
One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.
1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV:
“As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.”
What are some steps you can take to be more generous with your life, time, or finances? I challenge myself and whoever is reading this to make 2015 the start of more generous living.