Sermon 2018.11.18 from John Knox on Vimeo.

The Sowing Life

Tom Houston - 11/18/2018

“All too often we regard stewardship simply as a matter of our giving to God, but this aspect is secondary. Before we can give, we must possess, and before we possess we must receive. Therefore, stewardship is, in the first place, receiving God’s good and bounteous gifts. And once received, those gifts are not to be used solely for our own good. They must also be used for the benefit of others, and ultimately for the glory of God the giver. The steward needs an open hand to receive from God and then an active hand to give to God and to others.” —Murray J. Harris


“Giving is not a debt you owe; it is a seed you sow.” —Unknown


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