Sam is one of the biggest givers in his church – People are always thanking him for his generous donations and the impact he’s made in the lives of others. On the outside Sam seems like the ideal Christian. But on the inside, he’s giving for all the wrong reasons.
Jesus tells us in Matthew 6 that when we give, we shouldn’t do it in front of others to be seen or recognized by them. God sees everything we do, and honors our gifts when they are given with a pure heart to glorify Him, and not ourselves. Motives matter to the Lord.
Giving with the right motives means that our attitudes and actions about money are matched up with Scripture. But sometimes we need some help to know when they do match!
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