Simple Gifts – The Secret of Well-Being

Simple Gifts – The Secret of Well-Being

Philippians 4:10-20 10 I rejoice in the Lord greatly that now at last you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned for me, but had no opportunity to show it. 11 Not that I am referring to being in need; for I have learned to be content with...
Simple Gifts – What Do We Require?

Simple Gifts – What Do We Require?

Matthew 6:24-33 24 “No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or...
Simple Gifts – What Does the Lord Require

Simple Gifts – What Does the Lord Require

Micah 6:6-8 6 With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my...
Stew(ardship) – Haggai’s Stew

Stew(ardship) – Haggai’s Stew

Haggai 2:10-19 10 On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai, saying: 11 Thus says the Lord of hosts: Ask the priests for a ruling: 12 If one carries consecrated meat in the fold of one’s...
Stew(ardship) – Jacob’s Stew

Stew(ardship) – Jacob’s Stew

Genesis 25:24-34 24 When her (Rebekah’s) time to give birth was at hand, there were twins in her womb. 25 The first came out red, all his body like a hairy mantle; so they named him Esau. 26 Afterward his brother came out, with his hand gripping Esau’s heel; so...
James 1 – Wisdom from Above

James 1 – Wisdom from Above

James 1:1-27 1James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. 2 My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, 3because you know that the testing of your faith...

A Commitment to Give

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 1 When you have come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and settle in it, 2 you shall take some of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which you harvest from the land that the...