Generosity (Live Fully in the Economy of God’s Grace)

Generosity (Live Fully in the Economy of God’s Grace)

Generosity

(Live Fully in the Economy of God’s Grace)

2 Corinthians 5:14b-15

 

Are we allowing God to Love us & to Love through us?

Are we allowing God to Love You & to Love through You?

 

Grace (Charis)

Forgiveness (Charis-omai)

Gifting (Charis-ma)

Gratitude (Eu-Charis-t)

 

Becoming a Hope-Filled Advocate 

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Barnabas 

Acts 15:36-41

The believers share their possessions

Joseph Barnabas “Son of Encouragement”

Ananias and Sapphira

No longer being satisfied with simply living a “Christian life” but living our lives for Christ.

 

Saul/Paul The church in Antioch of Syria Acts 11:23-24

First Missionary Journey Acts 13:4-5, Acts 13:13b

Second Missionary Journey  Acts 15:36-41

What happened to Mark? 2 Timothy 4:11

The gospel of Mark

 

Barabbas

Story:                   Mentioned:

-Acts 4:36-37       -1 Corinthians 9:6

-Acts 9:27-15-39  -Galatians 2:1, 9, 15

                             -Colossians 4:10

 

3 Attributes of Barnabas that served as a model for us:

-Persistently believed for and speak life into people.

-Refuse to freeze people in their worst moment.

-Leverage your resources and reputation to bless others.

 

Are you more like Barnabas?

Are you more like Mark?

Are you more like both (Barnabas/Mark)?

 

Are you willing to be a Hope-Filled Advocate?

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