Resources on Generosity

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Topical Study on Generosity An exhibit of self-giving love, generosity is the glad readiness to give liberally to others and the practice of doing so. Generosity of Spirit Article by Douglas V Henry http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/253573.pdf Article by Douglas V Henry Topics: Generosity , Hope , Despair , Wealth and poverty Source: The Christian Reflection Project "Generosity names not merely something we do, but an admirable quality of character, something we are." An article on why "hope-filled" Christians are generous. Generosity of Spirit Study Guide by Robert B Kruschwitz http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/253576.pdf Study Guide by Robert B Kruschwitz Topics: Generosity , Spirituality Source: The Christian Reflection Project Study guide for a lesson about generosity. Generosity names not merely something we do, but an admirable quality of character, something we are. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Generosity Sermon Starter/Outline http://www.aplainaccount.org/luke-12-13-21/ Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Generosity , Money , Greed Source: A Plain Account This sermon starter and commentary on Luke 12:13-21 reflects on greed, urging a generosity that forces us to open our hearts rather than to close them. Generosity Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2016/09/readers-theatre-generosity.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Generosity , Wealth , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a readers’ theatre setting on the topic of wealth and generosity that combines verses from Mark 10:17-22, Mark 12:38-44, and 2 Corinthians 9:6-15. Generosity Produces Joy Devotional by Barnabas Powell https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged/2020/03/generosity-produces-joy/ Devotional by Barnabas Powell Topics: Generosity , Joy Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this reflection on Proverbs 11:19-12:6 from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Barnabas Powell shows three joys of generosity. Generosity of Spirit Article by Douglas V Henry http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/253573.pdf Article by Douglas V Henry Topics: Generosity , Ethics , Virtue , Creation Source: The Christian Reflection Project Exploring the nature of generosity, this article by Douglas V. Henry takes inspiration from God's providence toward creation in arguing that generosity is a quality of character. Christians give generously as a response to hope. Generosity Sightings Devotional by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/generosity-sightings Devotional by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Generosity , Grace , Parables , Light Source: Working Preacher The abundance of Christ's grace is something that goes beyond our ability to calculate. This devotional on the parable of workers in the vineyard challenges us to expand our view of generosity. Generosity without Fear Element of Worship https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/easter-2019-part-2-worship-planning-series/sixth-sunday-in-easter-2019-year-c-planning-notes/sixth-sunday-in-easter-2019-year-c-graphics-resources Element of Worship Topics: Joy , Peace , Fear Source: Discipleship Ministries An offertory prayer based on John 14:23-29. The prayer acknowledges the uncertainty that often leads to selfishness, and asks God for "courage to experience the joy of deep generosity without fear." Homilies on the Great Commandment, Generosity, End Times, the Kingship of Jesus Christ Sermon (Complete) by Michael Berry https://www.hprweb.com/2018/10/homilies-for-november-2018/ Sermon (Complete) by Michael Berry Topics: Generosity , Homilies , Commandments , Revelation Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review In this set of four Catholic homolies, Michael Berry focuses on the inextricable tie between worship of God and charity toward others, generosity, hope in Christ, and the glory of Christ the king. Elements of Worship on Forgiveness and God's Generosity Element of Worship by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/advent2a_2016.htm Element of Worship by Joan Stott Topics: Advent , Blessing , Forgiveness , Hope Source: The Timeless Psalms This resource provides a call to worship, prayer, and meditation on Psalm 72: 1-7, 18-19. They focus on themes of forgiveness and God's generosity. Paul's Expectations of Generosity Article by Kelly D Liebengood http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/253627.pdf Article by Kelly D Liebengood Topics: Generosity , Freedom , Love , Neighbor Source: The Christian Reflection Project Kelly Liebengood reflects on teachings about generosity in the Pauline epistles. Paul reminds us that generosity "is generated by the transforming grace of God manifested in the self-emptying life of Jesus Christ." A Life of Generosity Study Guide by Daniel Johnson https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-proper-21-c-2019 Study Guide by Daniel Johnson Topics: Generosity , Hope , God's Presence , Materialism Source: Sermons That Work Daniel Johnson offers a reflection and discussions questions on Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15, Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, and Luke 16:19-31 covering the themes of hope, God's comfort, generosity and care for the marginalized. Full Text Hymns on Generosity I'll Praise My Maker While I've BreathPD
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The Generosity of God Commentary/Exegesis by Emerson B Powery https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-25/commentary-on-matthew-201-16-6 Commentary/Exegesis by Emerson B Powery Topics: Generosity , Parables , Labor , Economics Source: Working Preacher Emerson Powery’s commentary on Matthew 20:1-16 explores the landowner as representing God and concludes that this parable is more about God’s generosity then it is about the laborers in the vineyard. Keeping Christmas Well: Live with Graceful Generosity Sermon Starter/Outline by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/keeping-christmas-well-live-graceful-generosity Sermon Starter/Outline by Mark D Roberts Topics: Generosity , Incarnation , Jesus , Sacrifice Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark Roberts' sermon starter on 2 Corinthians 8:6-10 notes that Paul's fund-raising appeal to the Corinthians was based on the generosity of Jesus, whose incarnation resulted in rich blessings. The Generosity of God Sermon (Complete) by Michael Foss http://day1.org/1111-the_generosity_of_god Sermon (Complete) by Michael Foss Topics: Generosity , Parables , Attributes of God , Sermon Source: Day1 In his sermon on Matthew 20:1-16, Michael Foss discusses how the generosity of God is multiplied without reservation as we share it with others. Paul's Expectations of Generosity Study Guide by Robert B Kruschwitz http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/253577.pdf Study Guide by Robert B Kruschwitz Topics: Generosity , Poor , Hospitality Source: The Christian Reflection Project Study guide for a lesson about Generosity. True generosity requires us to give to those in need and make a place for them in our gatherings. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. The Purposeful Discipline of Generosity Devotional by Barnabas Powell https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged/2019/10/the-purposeful-discipline-of-generosity-2/ Devotional by Barnabas Powell Topics: Generosity Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this reflection on 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 from the Orthodox tradition, Barnabas Powell outlines a healthy generosity in our everyday lives. Ways Generosity Can Thrive in Your Church Even if You're Not Gathering Article by Todd McMichen https://factsandtrends.net/2020/03/16/7-ways-generosity-can-thrive-in-your-church-even-if-youre-not-gathering/ Article by Todd McMichen Topics: Generosity , Church Source: LifeWay Amid COVID-19 concerns, churches are facing practical matters, including challenges to their corporate finances and the personal finances of their members. Todd McMichen suggestions that can foster two-way generosity between the church and her people. The Economics of Radical Generosity Commentary/Exegesis by Aaron Kuecker https://www.theologyofwork.org/new-testament/acts/the-beginning-of-gods-new-world-acts-1-4/an-orienting-community-that-practices-the-ways-of-gods-kingdom-acts-242-432/the-economics-of-radical-generosity Commentary/Exegesis by Aaron Kuecker Topics: Generosity , Economics , Communism , Equality Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Disagreeing that the early Church developed a system of equality, this commentary on Acts 2:45 and 4:34-35 by Aaron Kuecker suggests that the generosity of the early Christian community was inspired by the practice of Jubilee. A Call to Sacrificial Generosity Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/call-sacrificial-generosity Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D Roberts Topics: Generosity , Salvation , Greed , Selfishness Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This devotional on Mark 10:21 considers generosity, suggesting that not only can God save our souls from sin and death, but he can also save us from selfishness and greed.