Jesus said to the rich young man, ‘if you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come follow me.’ Matthew 19.21
What are we to make of the crisis around the economy? Are its roots in greed? Will the imapct of all this make us less redy to give?
The only sermon I remember about Giving ended with the following challenge:
God doesnt count collection, he counts what is left in your pocket after the collection has been taken.