Crazy Like Us - Part 1


Teach:  how to be generous

Generosity is more than random acts of giving.

When you become generous you will give more, save more and consume less.

When you become generous you will be happier.

Generosity is not natural.

Crazy is natural.

We don't feel rich but we are, we feel generous but we aren't.

Generosity Myths:

Generosity is spontaneous.

Generosity is determined by cash flow.

It's the amount that counts.

Rich people are generous.

enerous is the premeditated, calculated, designated emancipation of personal financial assets.

When you free your money you free yourself from your money.

But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.  Acts 20:24 NLT

And now I entrust you to God and the message of his grace that is able to build you up and give you an inheritance with all those he has set apart for himself.  Acts 20:32 NLT

I have never coveted anyone’s silver or gold or fine clothes.  
Acts 20:33 NLT

You know that these hands of mine have worked to supply my own needs and even the needs of those who were with me.  Acts 20:34 NLT

And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.  Acts 20:35 NLT

Happy is the person whose life is ordered around giving rather than receiving.