God Loves a Cheerful Giver

Today’s quote is not about what you give, it’s about how you give. Attitude is everything, and as we support the causes that are near and dear to us let us do it with a smile. Whether it be tithing to the church, supporting orphans, feeding the homeless, sending in money for disaster relief, or whatever, giving should be a joy and not a burden. After all, didn’t Jesus say…

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And Everyone Who Competes for the Prize is Temperate in All Things

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things.

Could this possibly be a Bible quote? Salvation is like running in a race, but only one receives the prize, so run as hard and swift as you can so you can be saved. Knowing this, that all those who compete for God’s grace must exercise discipline and self control. Is this true? Could it really be from the Bible?

Yes, this is from the Bible but I have taken it out of context. You see, without context many a verse can be misunderstood or misrepresented. Let’s look at the whole point…

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