Why Donate To The Lord?
God wants to show us that He is faithful to provide for our needs when we trust him. (Matthew 6:25-33)
God asks us to test Him in this and see if He will not be faithful. (Malachi 3:8-10)
God calls us to give sacrificially. (Mark 12:41-44)
God challenges us to give generously. (2 Corinthians 8:1-7)
God encourages us to give cheerfully. (2 Corinthians 9:7)
How Much Should We Donate?
Scripture calls us to give the 'tithe' to the Lord. The word 'tithe' means to give a tenth of what God gives us. (Leviticus 27:30-34)
What Happens When We Donate?
As with all steps of faith and obedience, there is an inherent spiritual blessing associated with giving. (Acts 20:35)
We can take joy in the fact that we are investing our resources in the mission and vision of the church. (2 Corinthians 8:1-4)
We are storing up eternal blessings in heaven (Matthew 6:19-21)