Tag Archives: generosity

Treasure – Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing

Life today seems to be more complex and complicated than at any other time in history. But is it really? I would propose to you that we continue to worry about the same things that humans have worried about for … Continue reading

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Treasure – Where is Your Heart?

Treasure – the people and things that you value the most in your life.  Jesus had a large crowd following him and according to Matthew’s gospel he shared with them several teachings called the Sermon on the Mount.  One of the … Continue reading

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Where does it Say “Charity Begins at Home?”

Charity can be a costly proposition.  It can cost us in our time, our money and/or our relationships.  Because time, money, and relationships are a precious commodity to each of us we may become careful and narrow in our application of them.  … Continue reading

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Disciple’s Journey – Gifts

I am amazed and perplexed at the amount of freedom that we have, especially as a 21st century person who is a citizen of and lives in the United States.  We are free to speak, to pursue our interests, to … Continue reading

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Priorities

Qualifiers like “always,” “never,” “everyone,” and “no one” are terms that I try to avoid when speaking.  They leave zero room for possibility.  And yet “everyone” has priorities in life.  There is something that we ultimately value and devote a … Continue reading

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Blessings Flow

I’ve been reading different books in preparation for a series of messages on generosity.  One of the books was written by E. G. “Jay” Link titled Who’s in Charge Here?  In the book he uses a great metaphor to describe … Continue reading

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Advent – What do I have to offer?

My great-grandparents had an old dog named George.  He was not exactly friendly; as a matter of fact, he was a cantankerous old dog.  After dinner my great-grandmother would take some of the table scraps and mix it with his … Continue reading

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