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I AM the God who gives through people 2 Cor 9:6-15

Prosperity Gospel is wrong Many think that because they are Christian, or raised in a “Christian” family or live in a “Christian” country that it is their Divine right for God to take care of all their physical needs, You … Continue reading

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I AM the God of Integrity 2 Cor 8:16 – 9:5

God’s people are to be accountable to each other Integrity, accountability, transparency and honesty are paramount for God’s workmen. These qualities prove the message of the Gospel to be true. Our Christian witness in the eyes of unbelievers is a … Continue reading

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I AM the God who meets your needs 2 Cor 8:1-15

Giving reveals God’s love to others I love the story of Elijah being fed by the ravens in 1 Kings 17. It is a well known fact that ravens are selfish creatures. No one looking for Elijah would have suspected … Continue reading

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I AM the God who includes you in my work 1 Cor 16:5-18

It takes a team to reach the world I often use the analogy of a football team when it comes to the teamwork required to take the Gospel around the world. It is not just the quarterback who wins the … Continue reading

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I AM the God who loves the world through you 1 Cor 16: 1-4

God primarily uses his people for his glory What glory and wonder to think that God would include us in his working to meet the needs of people through his church. But to think that he would limit his divine … Continue reading

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I AM the God who Ate with Sinners. 1 Cor 10:23-11:1

Living for others’ ultimate good Christ is the end of the Law for righteousness. We forget that when we live by rules to please God. When we rest in Christ’s righteousness and not our own, we have freedom to live … Continue reading

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I AM the God who Blesses 1 Cor 9:1-18

Paul did not teach a prosperity Gospel At the same time, Paul shows us here the heart of God in using his people to supply the needed resources to spread the Word of God around the world. He could have … Continue reading

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