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)