Truth: The Danger of Grace Giving

There is a danger to grace giving.  Grace giving is a response from a grateful heart to the Lord for all He is and all He has done.  It is a person who recognizes the things on earth do not matter compared to the spiritual issues of life and gives the first portion of what he earns not because he has to, because he wants to with a cheerful heart. Continue reading


MSG: Law or Grace Giving – 2

This message was presented on August 18, 2013 as an addendum to the Malachi Series. 

Giving USA, a non-profit foundation that studies philanthropy in the United States, in its 2008 report found 33.4% of estimated total giving, $103.32 billion, went to houses of worship and denominational organizations in 2007. Continue reading

Q & A: Law or Grace Giving – 1

These suggested answers are provided for the Message Based Discussion Questions from the message presented on August 11, 2013. They are provided as a stimulus to your thinking, not as a replacement of your thinking.  There are several additional ways to answer many of the questions.  The outline of the message is provided first.

Law or Grace Giving

Malachi compared to the New Testament

How do I know what to give? Continue reading