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  • 2013 Dec 05

Open-handed Living

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2 Corinthians 9  Now it is superfluous for me to write to you about the ministry for the saints...

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It wasn't until I was in my thirties that I fully grasped that everything I have comes from God and ultimately belongs to Him. Now once I came to this understanding, I realized that I needed to be way more open-handed and generous with my giving, my time and my talents. It didn't happen overnight, but as I began to intentionally put generosity into practice, it was life changing. So as I read 2 Corinthians 9 today, I found myself smiling and nodding my head in agreement. I love Paul's words about reaping what we sow and found verse 10 especially meaningful. "He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness." 

So what did 2 Corinthians 9 reveal to you about God's view on giving? What's your experience been when you have sowed generously? Tami

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