2 Corinthians 12
Have you ever had a moment in your life when you had something you wanted to tell the world about? Something you accomplished? Something you did really good in? We want to boast about it to everybody imaginable!
Everyone needs to know what you have done! We call that pride, and we call that boasting. And when we try to boast about something, what usually happens? Someone calls us out, someone tells us to lay down our pride or something of those sorts.
Usually when we rise to the top and we acknowledge it and let the world know what we do, more often than not, you will go crashing down. Read more
You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God. For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but it is also overflowing in many thanksgivings to God. 2 Corinthians 9:11-12.
Chapter nine here is a great reference passage to learn all about giving in the church financially. It also shows us a great way to worship God when we give with a good heart. In verses 1-5, Paul explains that he had such confidence in the Corinthian church that he said they would indeed give money.