Generous Giving – Week 5

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Luke 8:1-3 1 After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; 3 Joanna the wife […]

Generous Giving – Week 4

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Exodus 20:1-3  1 And God spoke all these words: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.        3 “You shall have no other gods before me.

Generous Giving – Week 3

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Luke 12:13-21      13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”      14 Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not […]

Generous Giving – Week 2

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Romans 8:28-39 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those he […]

Generous Giving – Week 1

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Proverbs 11:25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.   Genesis 12:1-5 The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 “I will make you into a great nation,     and I will bless you; I will make […]

1 Peter 4:7-11

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1 Peter 4:7-11          7 The end of all things is near. Therefore, be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to […]

Matthew 25:14-30

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 Matthew 25:14-30 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. 16 The man who had […]

Romans 12:1-8

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Romans 12:1-8   Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will […]

Acts 1:1-8

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Acts 1:1-8 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that […]

Ephesians 4:7-16

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Ephesians 4:7-16 7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. 8 This is why it says: “When he ascended on high, he took many captives and gave gifts to his people.” 9 (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? 10 He who descended is the […]