Sermons on Giving

Christmas Joy Vs. the Kirchensteuer

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 and 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

by John Piper

If God values joyful, loving generosity so much as to give his beloved Son to create it in his people, then we can be absolutely assured that when we are more generous, we will be more happy and more fulfilled because God is bound to work mightily for those whose behavior he values so highly.

I Seek Not What Is Yours but You

A Sermon on Tithing

2 Corinthians 12:15

by John Piper

The question that Jesus drives us to ask again and again is not, "How much should I give?" but rather, "How much dare I keep?"

Toward the Tithe and Beyond

How God Funds His Work

Matthew 23:23

by John Piper

To give is not to buy. And that weekly crisis is utterly important to maintain.

You Will Be a Land of Delight

Malachi 3:7-12

by John Piper

Everything we spend on ourselves should be to build a platform for giving, that is, for loving.

Call upon Me in the Day of Trouble and I Will Deliver You

Psalm 50:1-15

by John Piper

Be thankful, pay your vows, call for help. And when God delivers you from the day of trouble, glorify him with all your heart.

These You Ought to Have Done Without Neglecting the Others

Luke 11:37-42

by John Piper

Don't live for comforts, live for justice and compassion.

Do Not Grow Weary in Well-Doing

Galatians 6:6-10

by John Piper

When you get your paycheck, do you look to the Spirit for how to use this money for God's kingdom?

The Kingdom of Heaven Is a Treasure

Matthew 13:44

by John Piper

The kingdom of God is so valuable that losing everything on earth, but getting the kingdom, is a happy trade-off.

He Who Sows Bountifully Will Reap Bountifully

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

by John Piper

God is the Giver, not Taker, on both sides of our giving.