Community Group Questions 1.02.22
Sermon // “Motives in Giving” Genesis 14:18-24
1. Abraham gives us an example of giving early on in the Bible that can be modeled. What are the other areas of life that set examples for you to learn from regarding stewardship?
a. What did you learn about giving from family?
b. How has your church taught on stewardship throughout your life?
c. Any other examples you can share that shaped you?
2. How is it that ministries can use contrivances to motivate giving? How is Abraham’s model different?
a. Read 2 Corinthians 8:8-9. What language is used that promotes free will giving?
b. What is Paul’s example for motivation to give?
c. What was Abraham’s? (14:20)
d. What are some of the reasons you are grateful?
4. Why didn’t Abraham take the spoils of war offered by the King of Sodom? In what ways can people give to God and gain credit for themselves?