Generosity is a condition of the heart that flows through our wallet, calendar and more.
Pray The Word and Prepare for The Word
Mark 12:44 - For they gave a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she had to live on."
Read - Mark 12:41–44; Luke 21:1–4
You have heard it said that ‘money makes the world go around’. Certainly, it has a value but that value can be good or bad. As followers of Christ, we are called not to love money but to love God & others and one of the ways we do that is by keeping a loose grip on what God blesses us with.
Lord, I will be generous with what You have blessed me with.
Read Leviticus 25:35-37 to see an O.T. view of generosity.
The impoverished woman becomes an example to us. Consider who you look up to in the world and ask yourself why? Jesus elevated this woman’s generosity so that we knew the values that make up a Mended and Morphed follower of Christ and so we would know the heart of God on a matter as valuable as giving. Do you enjoy giving? It is an act of obedient service that should fill you with joy. If you experience something other than joy when an opportunity to give arises then consider why…