Community Group Questions 01.09.22

by Jan 7, 2022

Sermon // “The Measure in Giving” Malachi 3:8-12

  1. In what ways do you think stewardship and spirituality are linked?
    a. Have you, or anyone in your group, ever been robbed? How would you describe the experience?
    b. Read Luke 16:11-13. What attitude is it describing we should have?  Discuss how this relates to our topic.
    c. In what ways are you giving time, talent and treasure to God? Are you robbing him in any of these areas?

 

  1. What principles for managing money to you get from reading the following passages?
    a. Matthew 6:31-32
    b. 2 Corinthians 9:12
    c. Ephesians 4:28
    d. Philippians 4:19
    e. 1 Timothy 6:10, 17
    f. James 1:17

 

How do these verses shape your view of the purpose of money?

 

  1. According to Malachi 3:8-12 what is the problem of those who don’t tithe?
    a. What promise is made to those who do?
    b. Do you think the measure of the tithe is only for Old Testament?

 

  1. Discuss why or why you are not a steward in the following ways:
    a. I make a budget each year and plan how our money is spent.
    b. I work together with my spouse to make a budget each year.
    c. I (we) discuss how much we will give and stick to this percentage.
    d. I (we) have a goal of increasing what we give incrementally over our lifetime.