January 7, 2018

Bruce Ammons, Pastor Guest Ministries SCBC

 Surprised!
Isaiah 55:8-9 

Isaiah 55:8-9  “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways are far beyond anything you can imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts are higher than your thoughts.”

 

  1. Deuteronomy 14:23 The purpose of tithing is to teach you always to put God first in your lives.  TLB
    Definition of tithing:  voluntarily giving the first 10% of your gross income to God through your local church every time you get paid.
  2. To always be reminded that God owns everything. 1 Chronicles 29:10-19
  3. There is more happiness in giving than in receiving. Acts 20:35
  4. It recruits God’s supernatural help in my finances. Malachi 3:10-11
  5. It enables me to experience true life. 1 Timothy 6:17
  6. It strengthens my faith. Proverbs 3:5
  7. It is a wise investment. 1 Timothy 6:19
  8. It blesses me. Proverbs 22:9
  9. It draws me closer to God. Matthew 6:21