Recognizing God’s Grace Leads to Our Desire to Give

Recognizing God’s Grace Leads to Our Desire to Give – Our giving is a reflexive response to the grace of God in our lives. It doesn’t come out of our altruism or philanthropy–it comes out of the transforming work of Christ in us. This grace is the action; our giving is the reaction. We give because He first gave to us. The greatest passage on giving in all Scripture ends not with “Congratulations for your generosity,” but “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” (2 Corinthians 9:15)

[Page 30 of The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving by Randy Alcorn]

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About Gary Coiro

Nonprofit & Church Leader Nonprofit Leader and Consultant since 2004, following 15 years as a pastor. Competencies include board development, fundraising, staff development and management, strategic planning, church work, Bible teaching, and capital campaigns. Currently consulting and serving on the Church Ministries Management Team for a large multi-cultural evangelical church.
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