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If You Have A Need, Sow A Seed (4 of 4)
Series: Blessed to Be A Blessing
Dr. Stan Coffey
II Corinthians 9:6
I. THE PRINCIPLE-IF YOU HAVE A NEED SOW A SEED
II. THE PROCEDURE-GIVE WITH THE RIGHT ATTITUDE
1. Give Thoughtfully
2. Give Enthusiastically
3. Give Voluntarily
4. Give Cheerfully
5. Give Regularly
III. THE PROMISE: GOD WILL MEET ALL MY NEEDS
We are in a series on the subject of biblical giving entitled "Blessed To
Be A Blessing." We are devoting the month of March to this subject.
Most church growth experts tell us that we should never preach sermons
about giving because it will run people off. I believe that I should preach
on every subject in the Bible, including the subject of giving. The reason
I have never hesitated to preach on giving, even though it is a sensitive
subject to some is because it is in the Bible. It is also the way my people
learn how to receive the gift of the blessed life. If I did not encourage
giving we would never grow in God's grace and I would be denying you
what is a prolific subject in the scripture.
Maybe you heard about the two men who were marooned on a deserted island.
One may was very calm but the other man was walking around, ringing
his hands and saying, we'll never get off this island. We're going to die here.
No one will ever find us. All this time the calm fellow was just leaning on
a coconut tree and acting as though he didn't have a care in the world. The
worried fellow said to him, aren't you worried? Don't you realize that we will
probably never be found and will die on this island? The calm fellow replied
nah, I'm not worried at all. My tithe is over a thousand dollars a week and
I'll guarantee you my pastor will move heaven and earth to find me. Now,
first, we looked at Living The Blessed Life, then last week we looked a
the Conditions of The Blessed Life and today we look at the principle of
sowing and reaping. The only way we can live t ...
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