Grace Overflowing – Overflowing Principles, Part 2

2 Corinthians 8:12-24

  1. How does God’s grace fill the gap between intention and intentionality?
  2. What does it mean to “give through contentment” (8:12)?
  3. Why does comparison always kill contentment?
  4. What is the difference between a gift card and a blank check?
  5. How does bold, courageous faith always begin?
  6. What is the only context in the Scriptures in which says to test Him?
  7. In what way does Titus serve as an example for both the Corinthians and us? (8:16,17)
  8. How is a passion for the gospel connected to grace and generosity?
  9. What was the ultimate goal of the “act of grace” that Paul spoke about? (8:19)
  10. What does it mean to give with integrity? 
  11. How might Paul’s pursuit of integrity find application in your life and work this week?
  12. What is the importance of the word “messengers” in 8:23?
  13. What does it mean to “give as a family”? (8:23,24)
  14. What overflowing principle does God want you to start or follow through on this week?
  15. How would you respond to the following quote in the light of our conversation the last couple weeks?:

“Living for others, commitment to God’s redeeming purposes, is a means of grace. We give because of our faith, and our faith deepens as we give. If we permit ourselves and our people to give casually, we are really teaching contempt.”

Richard S. Emrich (1910-1997), “Stewardship,” included in Anglican Congress 1963: Report of Proceedings, Eugene Rathbone Fairweather, ed., Editorial Committee, Anglican Congress, 1963, p. 170

It only took six days…

The 10 Before – Jan. 10, 2021