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December 1, 2019
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Power Point with Jack Graham

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  • Take your Bibles, turn to 1 Corinthians, chapter 4...
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  • verse 1: 1) This is how one should regard us, ... So if
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  • someone is looking at your life, this is about you, this is how
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  • you should be regarded. ... as a servant of Christ (that's one),
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  • and stewards of the mysteries of God. So a servant, a steward,
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  • and "a steward of the mysteries of God" which is the Word of
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  • God, the revealed Word of God. And then look at verse 2: 2)
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  • Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found
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  • faithful. Entrusted. In fact, one of the translations of these
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  • verses says that a servant and a steward should be found
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  • entrusted. And so we are entrusted. A steward is one who
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  • is entrusted with the possessions and the properties
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  • of another. It is a word which is akin to the idea of being a
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  • manager. In other words, as a steward we don't own the
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  • property, own the possessions; we are doing it for another. And
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  • as a steward we have... you have one job. We say to a field goal
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  • kicker who misses it, "You had one job!" You have one job as a
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  • steward of Christ and that is to be trustworthy, to be faithful
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  • to God. If you were just writing some synonyms down, and I would
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  • encourage you always to take notes. But if you were writing
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  • words that mean the same, words like dependable. Dependability,
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  • someone said, is the greatest ability--dependability. But not
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  • only dependability, but responsibility. And, yes,
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  • accountability. It means to have integrity, to have character,
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  • faithfulness. It's a part of that rich cluster of the fruit
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  • of the Spirit, [Galatians 5:22-23] "love and joy and peace
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  • and patience and kindness and goodness and meekness and
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  • faithfulness." This is produced by the work of the Holy Spirit
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  • in us; Christ in us; God in us. And we know that God is a
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  • faithful God! For example, when we are tempted - and we're all
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  • tempted, it's common to all of us. There's a verse of
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  • scripture, 1 Corinthians 10 and verse 13... mark it, memorize
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  • it. This is a go-to passage in your Bible. "No temptation is
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  • overtaken you but that is common to man. God is (what?) faithful
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  • and He will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but
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  • with the temptation will provide a way of escape that you may be
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  • able to endure." Thank God for the times in my life when I was
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  • tempted and God gave me a way of escape because God was faithful,
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  • God was there [clap] in that moment. But there have also been
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  • times when I yielded to temptation and so have you. So
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  • what happens then? First John 1:9, "If we confess our sins
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  • (what?) He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to
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  • cleanse us from unrighteousness." He never fails
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  • to forgive. You've never sinned [clap] (listen to me!) As a
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  • believer and had to say, "Well I sinned that time and that's
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  • unforgiveable. God can't forgive that." Or "God wouldn't forgive
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  • that", "God won't forgive that!" No, God is faithful! God is
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  • faithful to forgive us our sins when we agree with Him that our
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  • sin is wrong and confess it, and ask Him to change our hearts and
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  • change our lives. He's faithful everyday! We get up in the
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  • morning, the dawn greets us, the sun comes up. There's never been
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  • a sunset in our life but that there has been a sunrise. In all
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  • the tests and trials of life we need His mercies, according to
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  • Lamentations chapter 3... [Lamentations 3:22-23] "We need
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  • His mercies every morning." "Great is Thy faithfulness,
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  • Lord, unto me." So God is always faithful considering our
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  • salvation. I love 2 Timothy, chapter 1, and verse 12, and it
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  • even includes our word of the day which is entrust. "But I'm
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  • not ashamed for I know whom I believe... (I know Jesus)... and
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  • I am convinced that He is able to guard that Day which has been
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  • entrusted to me." In other words, in view of eternity...
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  • the day we stand before Christ, I know, I know, I know...
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  • because I know Jesus... that He is able to hold me, to keep me!
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  • I am not saved by my faithfulness but by His
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  • faithfulness! Now because of the faithfulness of God we are
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  • motivated to live faithful lives, to live trustworthy
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  • lives, to live entrusted each day. And today I picked three
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  • categories. I could talk about a lot of areas, arenas in our
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  • lives where we are to exhibit this kind of trustworthiness.
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  • But I've chosen three. One, trustworthy in our walk; two,
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  • trustworthy in our worship; and three, trustworthy in our
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  • wealth. First, our walk... our walk. I'm talking about our
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  • Christian walk. Because you are a follower... If you are a
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  • follower of Jesus, you are walking with Him. And as we walk
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  • with Him, we are called to His character... to be dependable,
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  • to be trustworthy, to have integrity, honesty in our daily
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  • walk. You know integrity is what you say to yourself and about
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  • yourself, honesty is what you way to others. Honesty is what
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  • we are on the outside. Integrity is what we are on the inside;
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  • character within. And just as Paul is saying here let it be
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  • said of you... or when people review your life let them say,
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  • there is a faithful follower, there is a faithful servant and
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  • steward of the Lord Jesus Christ. Because integrity
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  • really... Character has been described as what you are in the
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  • dark. What you are when no one is looking. That's
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  • trustworthiness. Who you are, what you are when nobody but God
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  • sees. And that's one side of it. But it's also your walk, your
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  • character when everybody's watching. And believe me, people
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  • are watching. You're a professed Christian? People are watching
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  • you. Your children are watching you. Your grandchildren, your
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  • husband, your wife, your family, your friends, your coworkers!
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  • Everybody's watching! Do they find us faithful? Second,
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  • trustworthy in our worship. Are you faithful to worship with
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  • your church family? I'm talking about... with the word worship
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  • I'm talking about all things worship, and that specifically
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  • means the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. We are living in a
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  • generation of churchless Christians. That's an oxymoron,
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  • but we have Christians who are churchless, who are
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  • free-floating, (like free-range chickens! I never knew what
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  • those things were on the menu.) But just free-floating. They're
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  • churchless. I'm talking about professing Christians who are
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  • fringe, not faithful! I've got to tell you as a pastor over 40
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  • years now, I've just never been able to get my mind around this
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  • whole thing of being a Christian and being fringe in the church
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  • of the Lord Jesus Christ and not faithful! No accountability, no
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  • responsibility, no dependability, no discipleship,
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  • not living in community, in fellowship, witnesses minimal,
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  • pray life is indistinct! You don't see them regularly. And if
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  • you don't.... You know, many today, you know, just attend
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  • church, and go here and there, and there's a time to attend and
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  • visit and pray about where you're going to settle down and
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  • be a member of the church, but you know, at some point make a
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  • decision. The problem is for so many people, if you don't make a
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  • decision on that and you're not a member of a church, guess
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  • what? You don't have to attend, you don't have to give, you
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  • don't have to serve, you don't have to witness; you just
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  • "hang". And you know what? You're on the take... you're on
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  • the take. Just along for the ride, like a hitchhiker. You're
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  • like that person ... that person at lunch every day that never
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  • pays. Now if this makes you mad, you can apologies to me later
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  • when you get over it. [laughter] But you know I'm telling you
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  • truth. Two kinds of people in life in the church: they're the
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  • givers and the takers. And it's all about consumerism. We
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  • consume religious content. Now we appreciate the opportunity to
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  • be online with people watching all over the world, and many of
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  • you cannot get here. I mean, you live somewhere else, and many of
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  • you are bedridden or you're sick or you couldn't get out. We
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  • understand that. That's one reason we do it, is to have an
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  • online presence. We have a online pastor and you can
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  • connect in prayer. And PowerPoint Ministries...same
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  • way. PowerPoint is our radio and television ministry that
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  • ministers to people all over the world, thousands upon thousands
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  • of people. But we always say to those who are watching, to those
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  • who are listening, find a local church and get active in that
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  • church. A screen is no substitute for a pastor and a
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  • church and a ministry, and being involved! So don't just watch
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  • church. Some people watch church the way they watch sports. And
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  • you know what? The same results take place. The people that
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  • watch sports, the people who watch church. We become fans...
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  • fans! Fans of the sport, fans of our team, fans of our church!
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  • But Jesus never called us to be fans; He called us to be
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  • followers, and He called us to be faithful... faithful! Bud
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  • Wilkerson, the great coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, years
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  • ago... He was describing football as twenty-two men on
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  • the field desperately in need of rest being watched by 80.000
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  • people in the stand desperately in need of exercise." [laughter]
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  • So what happens if you just watch sport is you get fat, you
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  • get flabby; you're a sports-watcher. And the same
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  • thing happens to you if you're just watching church: in and
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  • out, watching a screen... you get fat and flabby spiritually!
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  • And when the heat gets on, you're not ready because you
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  • have not disciplined yourself and devoted [clap] yourself in
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  • the church [clap] of the Lord [clap] Jesus Christ! Look, I
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  • cannot imagine life without this. I can't imagine not coming
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  • each week because that week just might be the week that the
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  • break-through in my life that I need takes [clap] place [clap]!
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  • And we come with faithful... not just when we feel like it, not
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  • just when we want to, not just when have... don't have
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  • anything else to do, not to be entertained, but to worship God
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  • and to please God and to be faithful, trustworthy! So are
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  • you faithful to your worship, faithful to your church? What
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  • would your children say? What would your grandchildren say?
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  • They're watching and they're practices, and response to
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  • church will be much like yours. You need the church a lot more
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  • than the church needs you, I assure you of that because we
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  • all need God's church.
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  • [Music]
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  • Thanks to the amazing support
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  • from generous friends like you, PowerPoint Ministry is
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  • celebrating 25 years of sharing the good news of Jesus Christ on
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  • the air and online. And at the core of each one of my messages
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  • is one thing: the power of Jesus Christ to change our lives. So
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  • today I want to send you a great resource to help you tap into
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  • that remarkable power of the gospel, it's THE GOSPEL OF LUKE,
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  • the story of Jesus and it also contains a scripture journal.
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  • This beautiful journal contains Luke's account of the Christmas
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  • story and of course the miracles and the messages of Jesus, His
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  • life, His death, His resurrection, all a personal and
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  • very close look at our Lord's life through Luke the physician.
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  • And it will help you focus your heart this Christmas season on
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  • the one who came, who lived, who died and rose again for you. So
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  • call the number on the screen or visit us online at
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  • JackGraham.org to donate to our ministry and receive THE GOSPEL
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  • OF LUKE scripture journal.
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  • One final word, and that is
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  • trustworthy with our wealth. Now when most of the people think
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  • about steward or stewardship, you think of what? Giving, and
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  • yes, giving is a big part of being a faithful steward. It
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  • speaks of money and material possessions. But in this
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  • consumer culture in which we live... the culture in which the
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  • average household now has ten credit cards... More and more
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  • you can just click and punch and indebt yourself, rather than
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  • entrust yourself... you can indebt yourself to many
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  • buyers... sellers, rather, and we live in a world which is
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  • motivated by money more and more. Some people tell their
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  • children, "Make all the money you can make." That's terrible
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  • advice! It's terrible advice to tell anybody to make all the
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  • money you can! Especially your children! You know why? Because
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  • if you tell somebody make all the money you can, they end up
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  • chasing money rather than chasing God. Make money, fine.
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  • God's given you gifts and part of being a faithful steward
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  • would be faithful at your work; that would be a whole other
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  • category. First one there, last one to leave. Be faithful in
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  • that. But our goal is life is not just make all the money we
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  • can! Our goal in life is to pursue Christ and His will! So
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  • we have a church filled with... or churches filled with
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  • religious consumers. [You] Say how do I know? Well, just check
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  • on how much people are giving. The average American gives 3
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  • percent of their income to all charities, three percent. That's
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  • a little more than I would have expected... just everybody.
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  • [You] Say, well, that's low. Well, how about born-again adult
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  • Christians? How many you suppose a born-again ... say they're
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  • born-again adult Christians give their tithe to their church?
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  • Eight percent. So 93 percent, x them out. [You] Say, "A tithe...
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  • what is a tithe?" That's 10 percent... the first 10 percent
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  • of our income. It's the principle of stewardship in the
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  • New Testament, as well as the Old Testament. A tithe is... is
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  • giving at the basic level. You say, "A tithe... that's a lot of
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  • money. Ten percent, that's a lot of money. That's... that's a
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  • lot!" Really? A dime out of every dollar for a God, a
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  • Savior, who gave His life, who gave His all for you? Really,
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  • too much? [You] Say, "That's all about the Jew in the Old
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  • Testament." Well, look, any Jew that would give more under the
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  • Law than a Christian under grace is a disgrace to grace. We're
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  • all called to be generous givers, not entitled,
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  • entertained. You know, Christians spend... here's a
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  • number... 7 times more on entertainment than they do on
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  • spiritual activities or ministries. Not faithful! So
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  • we're really like the world when it comes the way we're spending
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  • our money and giving our money! A selfish church cannot reach
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  • the world! A selfish church cannot reach people! Our goal is
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  • to spread the Gospel, to give away our lives, to share Jesus
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  • Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit! And we don't need to be
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  • just giving a little bit; we need to start with 10 percent
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  • and Deb and I, we talk about in our family a graduated tithe.
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  • That's growing your giving. So you start at 10 percent... you
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  • start there. And then you graduate your giving as God
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  • prospers you, and you move to 11 percent and you move to 12
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  • percent, and 15 percent, and 20 percent, and on and on, as God
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  • would lead you. Now... okay, I see some eyes rolling back in
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  • their heads right now. And you know, sometimes when you start
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  • talking about money, people, you know, their blood pressure goes
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  • up and they get all excited about that. There's a letter...
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  • my friend Kent Hughes quotes a well known pastor who preached
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  • on money and when the pastor preached on money it prompted
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  • this anonymous letter: "I was never so disappointed in a
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  • service as I was Sunday (she writes). I have an unbelieving
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  • friend that I got to come with me and what were you preaching
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  • about? Money! I can assure you she was not impressed! And why
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  • money, when there's so many beautiful things to say? You'd
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  • better reconsider such messages in the future! Leave money to
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  • God and He will handle everything, believe me! I love
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  • this church and usually like the sermon, but that was terrible!
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  • Love those kind of letters! [laughter] And the letter was
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  • signed: A Christian who loves to go to church to hear the Word.
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  • [laughter] It should have been signed: A Christian who loves to
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  • go to church and hear the Word unless it's talking about me and
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  • my money! Because you know, you can't be ignorant about this.
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  • Jesus talked about money more than any other subject,
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  • including heaven and hell put together! It's true! Look it up!
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  • Google it! [laughter] Parables messages, ministries... said so
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  • many things about money and so much of the Bible is about
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  • stewardship. Remember, a steward... we don't own it;
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  • we're operating it, we're managing it, we're overseeing
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  • it. We're like a house manager. We're taking care of the
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  • Master's stuff! He owns it all and He's never signed it over to
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  • any of us. He just gives it to us as stewards. Are you faithful
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  • with your finances? That's the question. And as far as
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  • preaching on money? I don't think I do enough of it around
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  • here. Let me tell you, I'm not being a faithful preacher if I
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  • don't preach to you the whole counsel of God. If I don't
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  • preach to you what the Bible says about stewardship and
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  • finances, I'm not telling you the truth, the whole truth, and
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  • nothing but the truth. So, are you faithful with your wealth?
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  • And all of us are wealthy compared to the world, but I've
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  • been talking to you a little bit about "Read the red". You know
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  • what the red is? There's a red-letter Bible editions where
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  • the words of Jesus are in red. All the Bible's inspired equally
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  • so, but the words of Jesus stand out. They're written in red...
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  • recorded in red. So let me read you some of the red in closing
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  • this message: Here's what Jesus said in Luke 16... Don't take my
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  • word for it; take His word for it: [Luke 16:9-10] "And I tell
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  • you, make friends for yourself by means of unrighteous wealth
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  • so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal
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  • dwells. (And watch this) One who is faithful in a very little is
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  • also faithful in much. And one who is dishonest in a very
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  • little is also dishonest in much." People say, "You know
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  • what? If I was just wealthy... really wealthy... if I had a lot
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  • of money... if I had millions, I could be a great giver. I'd be
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  • the top giver in the church!" No, you wouldn't! You'd do with
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  • a million the same thing you're doing with a hundred or the buck
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  • that's in your pocket. That's what Jesus said. "He that is
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  • faithful in little will be faithful in that which is much."
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  • And then He closed, verse 13:[Luke 16:13] "No servant can
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  • serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the
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  • other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other.
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  • You cannot serve God and mammon." That's why I told you
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  • earlier you can't just tell people to chase money, because
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  • you'll start loving money more than you love God. And you know
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  • it's true. Jesus said,[Matthew 6:21] "Where your money is,
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  • there your heart will be." You put your money in the stock
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  • market, and that's fine. You put your money in the stock market,
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  • what do you? You check your stocks! Why? Cause your money is
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  • there! You invest in eternal things, you put your treasure in
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  • heaven, your heart will be there, and you care about
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  • eternal things. So I close with two questions, two questions
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  • that everyone of us should ask ourselves and answer before God.
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  • Number one, can I trust God with my money? With my possessions?
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  • Can I trust Him? If I do what He commands me to do... if I'm
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  • faithful in my giving, in my... with my money and all things.
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  • And by the way, not just 10 percent again, not just 10
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  • percent belongs to God; it all belongs to God! So the way we
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  • spend our money, the way we save our money, the way we give our
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  • money, the way we use our money... that's all God. So can
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  • I trust God with my money? Will He be faithful to me? Has He
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  • ever failed to? Has He ever failed to provide for you? He
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  • says He won't. He doesn't break any promises! We have a Father
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  • in heaven; He never breaks His promises. One of the problems
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  • we've got in America is this broken down family... it's
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  • fatherless America, and it's so many dads in particular who have
  • 00:24:57.210 --> 00:25:01.020
  • broken their promises to their kids! But God's never broken a
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  • promise. I've decided that I can trust God with everything I
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  • have. So here's question number two. Question number one: Can I
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  • trust God with my money? Question number two: Can God
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  • trust you with His money? Can God trust you... to give
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  • generously, sacrificially, faithfully? You are entrusted
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  • and I'm asking you as you stand before God, can you hear the
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  • words... We all want to hear it in heaven. Can you hear it now?
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  • "Well done, good and faithful servant." Later on in this same
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  • passage the writer Paul talks about, you know,[1 Corinthians
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  • 4:5] "judge no thing before its time." Because when you invest
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  • in things and you plant, you will reap a reward in time.
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  • Don't judge it before its time. You trust God with what you give
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  • and a rich reward is coming.
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