All In: Sharing instead of Storing

28 Oct, 2015

Sermon Notes

All In: Sharing instead of Storing
Luke 21:1-4

I. Her status: Love, not circumstances, determines our capacity to give to God. "the rich...a poor widow" - 21:1, 2

II. Her spirit: Faith, not fear, drives our desire to give to God. "out of their surplus...out of her poverty" - 21:4
A. Joy or guilt
B. Faith or fear
C. Humility or recognition
D. Obedience or control
E. Gratitude or blessing

III. Her sacrifice: Divine guidance, not ability, directs our level of giving to God. "put in gifts...all she had to live on" - 21:4