We are entering into a season of the year where everybody thinks about being
generous. Whether it is with your time, your money, or with serving in your
community…we are all looking for opportunities to be generous.
At the same time, we tend to look at everything we have as ours to give. That is
not how the Bible or how God looks at generosity.
In Psalm 24:1 we are reminded that, “The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in
it, the world, and all who live in it.” Again it says in James 1:17, “Every good and
perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father.”
God has blessed each of us to be a blessing. He has given us everything we have
in order that we would have an open hand with it, looking for opportunities daily to be
May we grow in our generosity just as God has shown us the most amazing
example of generosity. His word reminds us in 2 Corinthians 8:9, “For you know the
grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became
poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.”
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