Devotionals about Giving


Confessions of a Recovering Miser

Read: Mark 14:3-9 She has done what she could. (v. 8) I write these devotionals not only for you but also for me. I am a recovering miser. My kids used


Prodigal Giving

Read: Luke 15:11-32 Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate. (v. 23) The word prodigal has come to mean “wayward,” but the root of the


The Price of a Soul

Read: Matthew 16:24-28 What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? (v. 26) There is a devastatingly beautiful scene at the end of


The Floor or the Ceiling?

Read: Leviticus 27:30-33 Every tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the trees, is the Lord’s. (v. 30) Tithing was common practice


Gratitude and Joy!

Read: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 God loves a cheerful giver. (v. 7) I keep this quote from the theologian Karl Barth on my desk: “Gratitude follows grace like thunder lightning.” Everything I


Give like the Macedonians

Read: 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem. (v. 4 NLT) I once had a wealthy


Leave Something Behind

Read: Deuteronomy 24:19-22 You shall not go back to get it. (v. 19) My wife and I have been married for more than 30 years, and I suppose for any couple


Send It Ahead

Read: Matthew 6:19-34 Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth. (v. 19) My wife and I lived in the Netherlands from 2009 to 2010. When we decided to return


The Man Who Couldn’t Let Go

Read: Mark 10:17-31 Sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me. (v. 21) One of the problems with