Pastor Gordon concludes the series entitled “Overflow.” This sermon is alternately entitled “a biblical survey of tithing.”
The subject of money is being ignored in the Church today. The Bible talks often about money. Why do churches avoid it? In many cases, churches fear alienating those who could react with claims of legalism, personal invasion, manipulation, or abuse. Unfortunately, we now have a new problem. The silence has diminished our exposure and understanding of the topic altogether. We need to gradually break the silence.
- Should we be compelled to give?
- Is stewardship a public (congregational) issue?
- What should our attitude be when needs are presented to us?
- Should we expect anything in return?