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The Orchard Church

Finish the Work: The Law of the Harvest

Discussion Questions

  • Read 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
  • What are 3 reasons for the lack of generosity in your life? 
  • Most of us aren't generous, because true generosity is risky. Where is God calling you to be more generous?
  • Read Proverbs 11:24-25. In God's economy, when we generously give, others are served, we are blessed, and God is glorified. How does God's economy differ from that of our culture?
  • Pastor Sam mentioned two qualifiers to receiving God's blessing from our giving. One was making a decision and following through with it. What decision has God put on your heart? What steps can you take to actively follow through with that decision? 
  • The other qualifier to not receiving God's blessing is attitude. Read Deuteronomy 15:10. Why does it matter what's in our heart when we give? Read 2 Corinthians 9:7. What does God love?
  • When was the last time you stopped yourself from being generous because it seemed foolish? Read Proverbs 3:9-10. What does God promise in this passage?
  • Did you grow up in a home where generosity was modeled? What were your earliest experiences of generosity? How do those experiences shape your own generosity today?
  • What risks will you take with your generosity this week? This month? This year?
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