Week 34 Lending to God

Today’s Text: Proverbs 19 Key Text: Proverbs 19:17 “He who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD….” I can’t read these words without thinking of Mother Teresa. I immediately think of one central part of her now famous ministry. She insisted that in caring for the poor of Calcutta – she was… Continue reading Week 34 Lending to God

Excel

Key Texts: Second Corinthians 8:7 But since you excel in everything–in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you –see that you also excel in this grace of giving. In today’s world if you mention the word “excel” people probably think of a computer spreadsheet or… Continue reading Excel

Week 19 Saturday

Excel in Everything Today’s scripture selection: Second Corinthians 6-8 Key verse: Second Corinthians 8:7 A lot of us like to excel at something – at least one thing. Maybe it’s part of our nature; maybe it’s a reflection of our competitive culture; maybe we just like to feel good about ourselves – plain old “self-esteem.”… Continue reading Week 19 Saturday