Sermon Notes 2019 01 13 AM

January 13, 2019 AM
Dr. Michael Catt - 1873
#1 in series

The Power of Positive Giving
First Things First
Selected Scriptures

OVERVIEW

God has given us clear, positive illustrations of the power we have when we maintain a positive understanding of stewardship. If money wasn’t important to God, He wouldn’t have said so much about how we use it, what it represents, and the kingdom impact it can have. This three-part series will help you understand how God wants His children to think about tithes, offerings, and giving in general.

For further study, this series is available online at sherwoodbaptist.net/messages.

There are multiple examples of love and loyalty to God in the Old and New Testaments. Whether we are a new believer or a seasoned saint, Scripture is our guide for life, decisions, and priorities.

I. AN EARLY EXAMPLE

Here are a few facts for context:

II. AN ETERNAL REMINDER

We live by giving. We see this multiple times in Scripture.

A) Mary (Mark 14)

B) Barnabas (Acts 4:36; 6:1-3)

C) The Poor Widow (Mark 12:41-44)

III. THE EXAMPLE OF JESUS