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  1. 1. Introduction: What is it that really tests your faith? How can I overcome selfishness? Why should I help others? What should I always do as a Christian? Let us sincerely look into the subject ofGiving.
  2. 2. The Proof Tests As Christians, God has given us tests toprove our loyalty and see if well be true. 2 Corinthians 2:9; Deut. 8:2; Rev. 2:10 We must be faithful in little tests so that wecan be entrusted with the greater things.Luke 16:10 Are you passing the tests, even in the littlethings? 1 Thessalonians 5:21
  3. 3. Overcoming Selfishness To love thyself is not a sin, to love onlythyself is. Eph. 5:29; Mark 12:31; Phil. 2:3-4 As the steward sought to help others he alsowas helping himself. Luke 16:10; Acts 20:35 Develop a love for God. To be like God 1 Jn. 4:8; Mark 12:30 Develop a love for others. An eye to see others needs. Matthew 14:14
  4. 4. Why Help Others? You need it. Acts 2:44-46 We all have a need to belong and feel useful. They need it. Always somebody who needs help Mark 14:7 God wants it. Because its how you would want them totreat you. Mt. 7:12 It helps the overall culture. Phil. 2:15
  5. 5. As a Christian I Should Open my eyes Psalm 119:18 Open my heart 1 John 3:16-19 Open my treasure chest Hebrews13:16 Share whatever riches I have to help others.Time, Talent, Advice, Things, Money, etc.1 Peter 4:10 Love them! Romans 13:8
  6. 6. The Kingdom Seeds of Giving Let us look forward to getting more into thesubject of living to give. We can begin to seehow these are seeds which will sprout intomany fruitful blessings. Col. 1:10 Gods word is the seed for salvation. Lk.8:11 Be saved today by hearing and believing thegospel Rom. 1:16; 10:17; Repenting of sinActs 3:19 Confessing Christ Acts 8:37 andbeing Baptized into Christ. Rom. 6:3-6