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Money can buy happiness…if you give it away!

An article in Forbes magazine (Sept 12, 2010) by Michael I. Norton was titled…Yes, Money Can Buy Happiness If You Give It Away. He and his colleagues developed a very complex formula to find out how much money it would take … Continue reading

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The Fear of Materialism

Materialism is attempting to meet emotional or spiritual needs with material things. This is a hopeless pursuit. Material things will never satisfy the hunger of the soul. Money or material things are simply tools that the Father has given to … Continue reading

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Giving Defeats Materialism

Giving has the power to break the back of materialism. As long as we teach, exhort and practice giving, the nasty hands of materialism will never be able to grasp us in their clutches. I cannot emphasize this enough. As … Continue reading

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Giving Keeps Prosperity in Balance

My one son played on many soccer teams. I was just like every other parent out there screaming and cheering him on. I encouraged him to play his best, stay humble and be successful. I did not tell him to … Continue reading

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Give Expecting Return

We have lived in a farming community for most of our lives, so we have been able to watch what farmers do. I don’t know of a single farmer that plants corn and doesn’t expect to harvest corn. No, they … Continue reading

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I’m Just Saying…Give First

The farmer does not wait until he is hungry to plant the seed. He sows it early and regularly so his harvest is there when it is needed. It is important to understand that a farmer would not usually eat … Continue reading

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How Much Money is Spent on Dog Food?

How can you give cheerfully when someone is making you feel bad for owning a dog for your family to enjoy? I have heard attempts to motivate people to give to finance missions and outreaches by citing how much money people … Continue reading

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Live a Lifestyle of Giving

You will orient yourself as a giver or a getter in life. It comes down to this. You will find yourself on one side or the other. They are mutually exclusive. As you walk through life, are you looking for … Continue reading

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Give More Than You Have Given Before

Since I teach on biblical prosperity people ask me all kinds of random questions about money. Someone asked me if I thought it was okay to spend a certain amount of money on a recreational item. My challenge to them … Continue reading

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Give…and Give Your Best

As stated previously…the core of God’s economy is giving.  Give at every opportunity you get. Give! Give! Give to everything you can. I encourage people to go through their possessions on a regular basis and give things away that they … Continue reading

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