Give To God

TODAY’S VERSE

“Honor God with everything you own; give him the first and the best.”
Proverb 3:9 (MSG)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
We often think of giving to God through an offering on Sunday morning. Many churches advocate giving God ten percent of what we earn. This is called the tithe. However, when it comes to giving to God, there is a deeper principle of stewardship involved. If we really consider it, we know that everything we have comes from God. We are not a “owner’ of anything; rather we are stewards and have been given charge to use what He has given us in the best way possible. We are to use everything we have for His glory. Solomon had more than any other person before him and yet he saw the wisdom in honoring God with what he had. He is the one that concluded that all is vanity, that we work all our life only to leave what we have earned to someone else. Doesn’t it make more sense to use what God has given us for His glory now, before we die? Today’s verse says to honor God with everything we own. Our car, house, furniture, recreational equipment, tools, savings, all of this and more can be used for ministry in His kingdom. If you don’t believe it, ask God to show you an opportunity to use your belongings for ministering to others. God has blessed us in order to bless others. Today, give the ownership of what you have to God and ask Him to show you what to do with it. In return you will get the real riches of life.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Father, thank You for all You have given to me. I give it back to You. I want to be a faithful steward and use everything for Your glory. Guide and direct me to that end.
AMEN

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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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