Today's reading: 2 Corinthians 9:1-15
There was a time in my life where I only gave because I was "supposed to." So while I was doing what I knew was right, my heart wasn't truly behind my actions. But when I finally made the decision and commitment to consistently spend time in God's Word, things began to change. My relationship with God grew, and as a result my attitude changed from giving grudgingly to wanting to give, and then to looking for opportunities to do more with the funds God had generously given to me. I've come to realize and appreciate that when I give with a willing and cheerful attitude, not only am I helping my church and others, but I benefit as well.
What are some of the benefits you've experienced from being a willing and cheerful giver? Do you have any personal stories about "positive" giving? Tell us. Would you encourage us with your story today? Tami
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