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Sawyers Church Daily Devotions

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Saturday 29th July 2017

This morning we conclude our daily devotions on what did Jesus say about money…..?

In conclusion, did you know?

Giving will always show your love and devotion. Giving is a wise investment – A person is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

Giving facilitates our involvement in a mission – we can’t all plant churches, or look after orphans but we can direct our money to support these projects.

Giving gives us contentment – it facilitates us to trust in God because giving by its nature is sacrificial.

Giving changes our temperament – where your treasure is there your heart will follow. The greater your investment the more you care. Do you wish you had a greater heart for the poor or for the orphan or the local church then give more?

CT Studd was a very successful International English Cricketer who gave up everything including his inheritance to serve God and be a missionary. He wrote the following poem which sums up what it means to give.

Only one life, yes only one,
Now let me say,”Thy will be done”;
And when at last I’ll hear the call,
I know I’ll say “twas worth it all”;
Only one life,’twill soon be past,
Only what’s done for Christ will last. ”

Have a great day!

Peter Jordan
Senior Pastor at Sawyers Church

Sawyers Church

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