• I Corinthians 16:1-4

Periodic – “On the first day of every week”

  • Acts 2:44; 4:34

Personal – “each of you is to put aside and save”

  • Just like all parts of worship, we must be personally involved.
  • I Corinthians 11:28
  • Do husbands and wives have to give separately? No.
  • Does this mean just save at home? No. Paul wanted it already collected when he came.

Proportional – “as he may prosper”

  • II Corinthians 8:12
  • Numbers 18:24 – tithing under the Old Covenant
  • Mark 12:41-44 – The widow gave all she had!
  • God is looking at our heart and attitude.

Purposeful – “as he has purposed in his heart”

  • II Corinthians 9:6-9
  • If our attitude is right, the amount will take care of itself.
  • If we do well in God’s eyes, He will bless us spiritually.
  • II Corinthians 8:1