Why Give to God?

Discovering Blessed Living Part 4 “Why Give to God?”

Mat. 6:19-21 – NIV

I Tim. 7-10 – NIV

*Wealth that comes into our possession is a “test” from God that reflects the condition of our heart

5 Reason to give to God:

Giving directs our heart towards the things of God (Mat.6:21)

*Money leads hearts follow

     2. Giving brings rewards in heaven

     *Mat. 16:27 – NIV

3. Giving defeats greed

Luke 12:15 – NIV

Mat. 13:22 – NIV

I Tim. 6:9 –NIV

Eccl. 5:10 – NIV

4. Giving defeats depression and fear

2 Cor.9:7 – NIV

Prov. 11:24 – NIV

2 Cor. 9:12 – NIV

Giving to God releases us from the fear of provision

Mat. 6:25-26 – NIV

5. Giving Makes us more like God

2 Cor. 9:15 – NIV

*The devil is a “taker” God is a “giver”!