Stewardship & Giving – Part 2: Discussion Questions

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Opening

What was your experience growing up when it comes to giving to church or to those in need?

Going Deeper

What should we give?

  1. Why should we view our time, talent, and treasure as God’s resources, given to us to manage well?
  2. Read Matthew 6:19-21. What does Jesus mean when He says that “…where your treasure is, there your heart will be also…”?

How much should we give?

  1. How should we regard the 10%, tithing rule that emerges from the Old Testament?
  2. Can we give “too much”, in some cases?
  3. Read Luke 21:1-4. What lesson should we learn from this woman and her practice of giving?
  4. How much should we give if we are struggling with personal debt?

How often should we give?

  1. Why is it important to give on a regular basis?
  2. Why is it important to give in times of blessing?
  3. Why is it important to give in times of need?

To whom should we give?

  1. Why should we start by giving to our local church?
  2. What should we know about an organization before we decide to invest God's resources with them?

How should we feel about giving?

  1. Read 2 Corinthians 9:6-8. Why does God love a “cheerful giver”?

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