Luke 12:34 // For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
The difference between acting generous and being generous is intentionality.
God must be FIRST.
Proverbs 3:9-10 // Honor the Lord with your possessions, and with the firstfruits of all your increase; so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
The TITHE must be first.
Exodus 23:19 // The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring into the house of the Lord your God.
Genesis 4:3-5 // And in the process of time it came to pass that Cain brought an offering of the fruit of the ground to the Lord. 4 Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat. And the Lord respected Abel and his offering, 5 but He did not respect Cain and his offering.
4 LEVELS OF GENEROSITY:
It Must Be Blessed to Multiply.
Malachi 3:10 // Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.