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A Remarkable Truth

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Last June, Nancy and I served the children snacks while they attended Vacation Bible School. While the children ate we also drilled the children on their memory verses. During one drill we showed the children that each verse they memorized had something remarkable to say. For example...

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The Greatest Giver Gave the Greatest Gift

Posted by Cliff Coss on

It is Christmas 2017, which means it is time to celebrate Christmas with gayly wrapped presents, family get togethers, good food, and time off from work. This Christmas also marks the last article that I will write about giving having finished the assignment given to me by our Elder...

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Advice for the Rich (and Poor)

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1 Timothy 6:17-19 (ESV)17  As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 18  They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous...

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A Good Use of Money

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Money is associated with so many negative things. If you have money it brings anxiety over losing it some way. If you don’t have much money it creates anxiety because you don’t know how the needs of your family will be met. If you love money you will do anything to get more of it...

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Look for the Overflow of Giving

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2 Corinthians 9:12-14 (ESV) For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints but is also overflowing in many thanksgivings to God. 13  By their approval of this service, they will glorify God because of your submission that comes from your...

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Giving is an Investment

Posted by Cliff Coss on

It is now seven months into a yearlong project to write a series of twelve articles, one each month, on some aspect of giving.  This month I was pulled up short, redirected really, as I was meditating on Philippians 4:17 (ESV) Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that increases to...

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Learning To Give Cheerfully – Is That Possible?

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Have you ever wondered how to become a cheerful giver? Does every appeal for funds seem like another financial burden someone wants to lay on you? How can you maintain an eager joy to give when every day’s mail brings another unsolicited request for funds? In 2 Corinthians 9:5-7...

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Tarnished Coins to Unfailing Treasure

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Cliff Coss continues his 12-part series on finances and the church.

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Am I a Fellow Worker for the Truth?

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Cliff Coss continues his monthly series on finances.

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Begging to Give, Really?

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Cliff Coss continues his series of articles on finances and the church.

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