We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.
We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING. Today’s topic? GIVING.
Jesus gave us lots of giving words:
Freely you have received; freely give. (Matthew 10:8)
Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. (Matthew 5:42)
Do not store up treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven … (Matthew 6:19-20)
If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. (Matthew 19:21)
Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. (Matthew 25:40)
Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions. (Luke 12:15)
When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous. (Luke 14:12-14)
Give, give, give, give, give, give, give!
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