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Great tithing stories


Sermon helps, cartoons, flyers, PowerPoints, eBooks, devotional, and more! Experience God as Your Provider. He tells of a man in the church who once made a covenant with a former pastor to tithe ten percent of their income every year.

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"Great tithing stories" They were both young and neither of them had much money. The layman tithed one thousand dollars the year he earned ten thousand, ten thousand dollars the year he earned one-hundred thousand, and one- hundred thousand dollars the year he earned one million. But the year he earned six million dollars he just could not bring himself to write out that check for six-hundred thousand dollars to the Church. He telephoned the minister, long since having moved to another church, and asked to see him.

It was Great tithing stories when my tithe was one thousand dollars, but I just cannot afford six-hundred thousand dollars.

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Eventually the man said, "What are you doing? Are you praying that God will let me out of the covenant to tithe? When John Wesley visited his congregations he would question his assistants as to their progress in the faith. He would often ask if their Christianity had affected their pockets? That can be an acid test of our values. It is the story of a man who buys his little boy some french fries.

Then the father does what all fathers do, he reaches over and takes one french fry Great tithing stories taste it. The father knows that he bought the french fries and they belong to him. The father knows that his son belongs to him. The father could get angry and never buy his son another french fry again to teach his son a lesson, or the father could "bury" his son in french fries. The father thinks, "Why is my son selfish, I have given him a whole package of french fries; I just want one french fry.

To manage what we have for His glory. God expects us to manage our time, talent, temple, testimony and treasures. To give back a portion of what he has given us. Did you see the bumper sticker the other day that read " Tithe if you love Jesus. Any fool can honk". "Great tithing stories" that individuals give comes to Great tithing stories church from five sources, or "pockets. Some one has said, there are three kinds of givers -- the flint, the sponge and the honeycomb.

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To get anything out of a flint you must hammer it. And then you get only chips and sparks. To get water out of a sponge you must squeeze it, and the more you use pressure, the more you will get. But the honeycomb just overflows with its own sweetness. Which kind of giver are you?

SPURGEON was once invited Great tithing stories a wealthy man to come down and preach in a country church in order to help them raise funds to pay Great tithing stories debt.

The man told Spurgeon he "Great tithing stories" free to use his country house, his town house, or his seaside home. A little girl loved the Lord and longed to share the message of Christ to those on the mission field. She contributed a penny to a missionary to help in the work of evangelizing the people of Burma. After careful thought, he bought a gospel tract and personally gave it to a young chieftain.

The chieftain would not admit that he could not read, yet he burned with a desire to know the contents of the leaflet. He traveled miles to find someone who would read it top him. After hearing the gospel message, it was not long after that this young chief made a profession of faith in Christ.

Receiving the blessings

Returning to his people, he told them what the Lord had done for him. Later he invited missionaries Great tithing stories come and share Jesus with the village. Many tribesmen accepted the good news and were converted. Tony Campolo tells of being invited to speak at a ladies meeting.

There were women there. Before he spoke the president of the organization read a letter from a missionary. It was a very moving letter.

So the president of the organization said, "We need to pray that God will provide the resources to meet the need of this missionary. Campolo will you please pray for us?

His greatest care was given...

And if all of you will do the same thing, I think God has already provided the resources. He is trying to teach us that we all need to give sacrificially. All we need to do is give it. The only problem was we were keeping it for ourselves.

The very first person to reach the status of billionaire was a man who knew how Great tithing stories set goals and follow through. At the age of 23, he had become a millionaire, by the age of 50 a billionaire. Every decision, attitude, and relationship was tailored to create his personal power and wealth. But three years later at the age of 53 he became ill.

His entire body became racked with pain and he lost all the hair on his head.

An associate wrote, "He could not sleep, would not smile and nothing in life meant anything to him. That year passed agonizingly slow.

As he approached death he awoke one morning with the vague remembrances of a dream. He could barely recall the dream but knew it had something to do with not being able to take any of his successes "Great tithing stories" him into the next world. The man who could Great tithing stories the business world suddenly realized he was not in in control of his own life.

He was left with a choice.

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He called his attorneys, accountants, and managers and announced that he wanted to channel his assets to hospitals, research, and mission work. On that day John D. Rockefeller established his foundation. This new direction eventually led to the discovery of penicillin, cures for current Great tithing stories of malaria, Great tithing stories and diphtheria.

The list of discoveries resulting from his choice is enormous. It looked as if he would die at 53 but he lived to be Rockefeller learned gratitude and gave back from his wealth. Doing so made him whole. It is one thing to be healed it is another to be made whole.

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