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May 25, 2014 Sermon Notes

Posted on May 25 at 10:38am

Sacrificial Giving

2 Corinthians 9:6-10

1. Attitude toward sacrificial giving (2 Corinthians 9:6-10)

Ungodly attitude: look at it through the eyes of control

Godly attitude: look at through the eyes of contentment

2. Opportunity for sacrificial giving: 150th Anniversary Offering

Total Amount: $1.5 million

A. Renovations | 55%, $825,000 – an investment in people through the stewardship of our facilities

B. Debt | 30%, $450,000 – an investment in order to free up future ministry resources

C. Missions | 15%, $225,000 – an investment in getting the gospel to people beyond this campus

Timing – a several week period beginning in August leading to final pledge or giving day on October 5 / You can give through end of year

Step of Faith: meet budget and meeting offering goal.

3. Fruit of Sacrificial Giving (2 Corinthians 9:11-14)

A. Maturity as follower of Jesus.

B. Grace given to others.

4. Jesus is the model and source of sacrificial giving (2 Corinthians 9:15 and 2 Corinthians 8:9)