A DEVOTIONAL THOUGHT by Don Andrews
Your giving brings others “JOY”
Since becoming a part of our church, I have been very impressed with the way our congregation gives and gives so abundantly. I would like to share why I think this church body is so generous in giving:
You give freely
Jesus instructs the disciples in Matt. 10:8b “Freely you have received, freely give.” Jesus had just given them miraculous powers and then said to give freely. PGCC truly gives freely with all of God’s blessings.
You excel in giving
2 Cor. 8:7 says, “But just as you excel in everything --- in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us ---see that you also excel in this grace of giving.” One only needs to attend PGCC for a short time to see the excellent attitude of giving.
You give cheerfully
2 Cor. 9:7 says, “Each one should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” Just look how God has prospered this church because you give cheerfully and obediently.
You give with purpose
Prov. 28:27a says, “Those who give to the poor lack nothing.” Have you noticed how the benevolence and mission’s funds are continually well funded? This shows a great commitment to the purposes of PGCC---namely the basic needs of others for the “growth of the Kingdom.”
Most of us are beyond the season for “accumulation.” We are now more than ever in the season of “distribution” of the gifts God has provided to us. Your obedience to God’s Word encourages others to also experience the JOY OF GIVING. Thank you for your Godly example!
Don Andrews is a member of our Leadership Team
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