Seeds

Financial Seeds

Seeds

Week 2- Financial Seeds

November 5 & 6, 2016

Mark 4:26 Jesus also said, “The Kingdom of God is like a farmer who scatters seed on the ground. New Living Translation

 

GENEROSITY BEGETS GENEROSITY

 

INCOME CEILING 

Gifting & Abilities                                                                                  

Education Level                   

Work Ethic 

Risk Tolerance

Environment   

2 Corinthian 9:6 But remember this—if you give little, you will get little. A farmer who plants just a few seeds will get only a small crop, but if he plants much, he will reap much. The Living Bible

  

2 Corinthian 9:7 Everyone must make up his own mind as to how much he should give. Don’t force anyone to give more than he really wants to, for cheerful givers are the ones God prizes. The Living Bible 

 

2 Corinthians 9:8 God is able to make it up to you by giving you everything you need and more so that there will not only be enough for your own needs but plenty left over to give joyfully to others. The Living Bible

  

Genesis 26:1 Now there was a famine in the land — besides the previous famine in Abraham’s time — and Isaac went to Abimelek king of the Philistines in Gerar. New International Version

  

Genesis 26:2 The Lord appeared to Isaac and said, “Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live. 3 Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you… New International Version

 

Genesis 26:12 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him. New International Version

  

BC CHURCH BUILDING EXPENSES                   

Facility Repair & Maintenance  

$225,000.00 (19,000.00 pm) 

Utilities                                     

$108,000.00 ($9,000.00 pm)

Mortgage                               

$252,000.00 ($21,000.00 pm)

Insurance (building only)       

$35,000.00 ($3,000.00 pm)=$52,000.00 pm

  

Ecclesiastes 11:4 Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant… New Living Translation

 

THE SPONTANEOUS GIVER

 

THE STRATEGIC GIVER

 

Isaiah 32:8 But generous people plan to do what is generous, and they stand firm in their generosity. New Living Translation

  

Luke 6:38 Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full — pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” New Living Translation

 

 

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