1. GIVING IS PLEASING TO GOD
Hebrews 13:16 "Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God."
2. GIVING IS BEING OBEDIENT TO GOD
1 Corinthians 16:1-2 Now about the collection for the Lord’s people: Do what I told the Galatian churches to do. On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with your income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.
3. YOU WILL BE BLESSED
Acts 20:35 And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
4. WHEN YOU GIVE YOU ARE SERVING CHRIST
Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
5. TO HELP THE NEEDY
Romans 12:13 When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.
6. TO BE A BLESSING
Proverbs 11:25 Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.