Date of Award
Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Psalm 24:1; 1 Corinthians 6:19; 1 Chronicles 29:14; Romans 14:7-8; Ecclesiastes 5:19; 1 Corinthians 4:7; Luke 16:2; 1 Corinthians 4:2; Matthew 24:45-46; Luke 12:48; 1 Peter 4:11; Exodus 13:2; Leviticus 27:30; Exodus 25:2; Matthew 5:42; Matthew 6:19-21, 24-34; Luke 18:18-30; Luke 12:16-34; Matthew 25:14ff; Exodus 35:22; Exodus 36:5; Numbers 7:3; 1 Chronicles 29:3-4; 2 Chronicles 24:10; Ezra 1:6; 1 Corinthians 4:2; 1 Corinthians 16:2; James 1:17; 1 John 3:17;
This thesis is concerned with principles. Its purpose is to ascertain from Paul's dissertation what are the true guidelines for Christian giving. Drawing only from this source of stewardship teaching--the Apostle's exhortation in Second Corinthians--the basis for giving of our means to the Lord shall be established. This will entail a discussion of the "why," the reason that a Christian contributes, and the power that makes a Christian a cheerful giver. Thus the first principles will be set forth under the caption, "The Motives for Christian Giving." Included in this chapter will be a discussion of what the Apostle sets forth as the inner driving force that makes it possible and compels Christians to "abound unto the riches of their liberality."
Grumm, Roland E., "The Principals of Christian Giving According to Second Corinthians Eight and Nine" (1955). Bachelor of Divinity. 442.
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