Thursday, September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016

Read:  Mark 12:41, Leviticus 27:30-34, Numbers 18:21-24, Proverbs 3:9, Hebrews 7:5

In what way were the Old Testament Jews required to give to the Lord? (i.e. “tithe”)

How did the “tithe” apply to all sources of gross income? How did this prevent spiritual loophole giving?

How does your approach to giving compare? Ask God to reveal any spiritual loopholes you may be using.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016

Read:  Luke 18:18-27, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, Ecclesiastes 5:10, Matthew 6:24

In what way was Jesus testing the values and motives of the young ruler in Luke 18? What was the result?

How does our approach to money become a value statement? Left unchecked, why is this spiritually risky?

How does money tempt you? What does your spending reveal? How can you be more intentional to give?

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

Read:  Matthew 6:19-21, Proverbs 6:6, 2 Corinthians 12:14, 1 Timothy 5:8, 6:17

What are the different ways God wants you to be responsible with your money? Be specific.

How does this relate to “treasures in heaven”? In what way can these two perspectives get out of balance?

Where do you need to be more balanced? What specific steps is God challenging you to take?

Monday, September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016

Read:  Matthew 6:19-21, Luke 12:13-20

What central warning is Jesus giving when it comes to “laying up treasures”? Why?

What is required in order to “lay up”? How does this apply to intentional giving at PCC?

How does this challenge your current approach? Be specific. How will you change?

Saturday, September 24, 2016

September 24, 2016

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:27, Ephesians 5:23, Colossians 1:17-18, 24

From a practical standpoint, what does it mean when the church is described as the body of Christ?

What are the implications of responsibility for both a church and its members? Be specific.

How does this change your prior view of church? What adjustments does God want you to make?

Friday, September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:18, 24b, 4:3-5, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, Matthew 20:24-27

Explain what is meant by “greater honor” in 1 Cor. 12:24b. How does it relate to 2 Cor. 5:10?

Describe how this might look at a church. Why is this important to remember for Team PCC application?

What is the risk when this truth is overlooked? How does this encourage you to participate on Team PCC?

Thursday, September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016

Read:  1 Corinthians 12:24b-27

What does verse 26 imply about the type of relationships that should be taking place at church?

What is required in order for this to happen? How will this help to build chemistry?

How does God want you to grow in this area? Be practical. Pray and commit it to the Lord right now.