Gospel - Driven Generosity

December 4, 2016 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: The People of God

Topic: The Church Passage: 2 Corinthians 8:1–9:15

Unity Requires Accountability
Christ Proclamation Church
2 Corinthians 8 - 9
December 4, 2016

Sermon Theme – As a result of the God’s grace and Christ’s sacrificial payment for our sins on the cross, which secured the generous gift of our salvation, we are called to excel in generosity to the church and to the advancement of the gospel.

I. Examples of Generous Giving
    A. Grounded in the Gospel– (2 Cor. 8:1-9)
    B. Partnership in the Gospel– (2 Cor. 8:4-5)
    C. Proof of Faith in the Gospel– (2 Cor. 8:6-15)

II. Principles for Generous Giving
    A. Giving is Sacrificial– (2 Cor. 8:2-5)
    B. Giving is Joyful – (2 Cor. 8:2; 9:6-7)
    C. Giving is Managed Honorably – (2 Cor. 8:16-21)
    D. Giving is Usually to the Church – (2 Cor. 8:1,19)

III. Results of Generous Giving
    A. The Good of the Saints – (2 Cor. 9:10-11a, 12a)
    B. Glory of God – (2 Cor. 9:12b-15)

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