Summary Considerations

Perhaps it would be helpful to discuss some basic principles connected to the practice of generosity made possible by our working life.

  1. A strong work ethic leads us to productivity in our work.
  2. Providing for our own families is a basic, human endeavor.
  3. Recognizing the needs of others is a sign of our spiritual growth in Christ.
  4. Responding to the needs of others is a necessary discipline as followers of Jesus.
  5. Overcoming selfish tendencies leads to a fuller, richer life in Christ.
  6. Sharing our abundance with others is a great privilege.
  7. Sacrificial giving honors Christ and is one means of proclaiming His Gospel.