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Topic: Giving

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-23
First Fruits & the Tithe: Are the "first fruits" the tithe? [Matthew 23:23, Luke 14:33, Malachi 3:10].



2021-05-27
Business as Ministry: Is my business really my ministry, or have I just missed God's calling? [Proverbs 16:11].



2020-12-29
Giving One's Tithe to Needy Family Members: What do you think about giving to one's own family members that are in need, over giving to the local church? [I Timothy 5, Matthew 15].



2020-12-14
Falling into Sin: Is it a lack of faith if someone keeps falling into sin and allows himself a pass on the error of his ways?
Recommended Charities: Can you recommend some good charities that you trust? [Shepherd's Heart International, The Salvation Army, Mercy Ships, The Narrow Path, Voice of the Martyrs, Open Doors USA, Food for the Poor].


2020-12-11
Giving to the Poor: Could you talk about giving to the poor and sorting out who to give to in good conscience?



2020-12-11
Care for Unwanted Children: Comment about the church stepping up to care for unwanted children (in foster care).



2020-12-09
Tithing Under the New Covenant: Is tithing 10% of your money or of everything (our time, treasure and talent), and are we still supposed to be giving a tithe? [Matthew 23:23, Luke 14:33, I Corinthians 6:20, Matthew 25:14-30].



2020-11-23
Tithing vs Giving: Could you talk to me about the difference between tithing and giving?



2020-10-27
Seeking "The Kingdom of God": Is seeking "the Kingdom of God" the most important thing we are to do? [Matthew 6:33, Matthew 24:14].
Seeking Success in a Career: If we are disciples of Christ, should we be seeking financial success in our career? [I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, Acts 3:6, Matthew 10:8, Matthew 19:23, Ephesians 4:28, 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 1 Thessalonians 4: 11, I Timothy 6:17, I Timothy 6:9, I Corinthians 12:31].


2020-10-19
Giving to the Panhandlers & Other Poor: What is the proper Christian response to the panhandlers and other needy, when there is a chance you are contributing to their addictions?



2020-08-27
Giving to Animal Care Rather Than a Church: Am I wrong to give money to organizations that care for pets rather than to the church? [2 Peter 3:9].



2020-08-27
Giving Away One of Your Two Tunics: When John the Baptist directs that we give away one of our two garments, is that literal and applicable to us today? [Luke 3:11].
Investing and Saving Money: What about investing and saving money?


2020-08-25
Giving to a Political Candidate: Do you think that giving to a political candidate is considered legitimate giving as Jesus directed?



2020-08-18
War - Christian Who Die are Ready: Caller comments on the call about "The Crusades", noting that Muslims are not ready to meet God, but Christians are.
Giving to Christian Ministries: Isn't giving to Christian ministries a requirement for the believer, and could neglect there be why we suffer at times? [Luke 12:48].


2020-08-14
Tithing-an Old Testament Obligation: Isn't tithing an Old Testament requirement, therefore not really relevant to us today? [Hebrews 7, Matthew 23:23].



2020-07-31
The Least of These Brethren: Caller comments that he would punctuate the sentence differently, so that the meaning of what Jesus meant would change to who Jesus was addressing, rather than who Jesus was talking about. [Matthew 25:40].



2020-07-31
Bearing Fruit: What do you mean by "bearing fruit" because in the church, it can often mean bigger buildings, etc.? [John 15:8, Isaiah 5, Matthew 21:43].



2020-07-30
Giving to the Unbelieving Poor: If you are generous to poor unbelievers, does it count meritoriously to God? [Matthew 25:40, Galatians 6:6, Galatians 6:10].



2020-07-13
PayPay for Donations: Can we use PayPay to donate that now?
Third Temple Mystery: Isn't the Third Temple the mystery of Christ and the church?


2020-06-22
Telephone Lines at The Narrow Path: How many lines do you have coming in?
Wisdom About Giving to Charities: I am bothered by how much I am giving out of my social security check. Can you give me words of wisdom in this regard?


2020-06-11
What Change is Needed in Society Today?: What kind of change do you think we need in our society and government?
Do we need Spiritual Revival: Do we need Spiritual Revival in order to save our culture?
Three Things to Do in Secret: What are the three things we are told to do in secret? [Matthew 6:4].

2020-06-09
Tithing: Can you tithe as you decide rather than 10%, and can you tithe to other ministries, other than your church?



2020-05-11
Children Being Required to Fast: Do you think children should fast, or be required to fast, to overcome sinful behavior?
Train Up a Child: What does the verse in Proverbs mean, "train up a child in the way he should go..." [Proverbs 22:6].
Donations Through PayPal: Can people still donate through PayPal?

2020-02-17
The Widow's Mite: What do you think of John MacArthur's take on the story of "The Widow's Mite"? [Luke 21, Mark 12].



2020-02-05
Giving & Stewardship: Could you talk about the gift of giving, and how the early church dealt with their finances, giving, and communal living and care for one another? [Acts 2:44, 4:34, 5:4, 11, 2 Corinthians 8:15, Exodus 16:18].
Financial Management-Descriptive or Prescriptive: Do you think that some of the financial references in scripture is more descriptive, rather than prescriptive, particularly because of special depressed circumstance? [Acts 11].


2019-10-09
Helping the Poor: Who is our brother & sister in the verse in I John that refers to helping those in need? Is it strangers, or fellow believers? [I John 3:9, 10, 15-17, Galatians 6:10, 2 Peter 3].



2019-08-07
Adamic Curse: Are we not free form the Adamic curse?
The Salvation Army: Is The Salvation Army a good group to donate to?


2019-08-07
Excess Funds: How should handle sudden excessive funds or a financial windfall? [I Corinthians 6:20].



2019-06-07
Financial Stewardship: Retiring, Saving, Living by Faith, Giving, What to do financially?



2019-06-06
Giving Your Extra Funds: After you pay your bills, how do you save and disburse your extra money? [Matthew 6:19f, Matthew 10: 17-27].



2019-04-12
Tithing: When giving and tithing is difficult, should we expect it to be easier? [Malachi 3:10f, Philippians 4:19, Luke 6:38].



2019-01-28
Coffers: Are these 2 passages of scripture talking about the same thing where everyone just put all their money in one pot & people took what they needed? [Acts 4:34, Hebrews 10:34-36, 1 John 3:18]



2018-07-31
Michael Murdock & the Seed: What is Michael Murdock & seed money ministries saying by growing the seed? My mom thinks I should send him some moneys.



2017-10-25
Gift of Giving: Gift of giving & other spiritual gifts. [Romans 12:3-8]



2017-10-10
Steve's Giving: How & where do you give?



2017-07-21
Wealthy People: You were talking about wealthy atheists giving money the other day, & Warren Buffet, "There are many ways to get to heaven, but this is a good way" after he gave a whole bunch of money. How would you rebut that?



2017-07-20
Giving Sacrificially: Even though atheist gives billions, it's a drop in the bucket to them. They need to give sacrificially in order for it to count. [Mark 12:41-44]



2017-05-05
Freely Giving: I'm w/ you on the not being legalistic about tithing, but we still need to exercise the practice of giving



2017-01-12
Bible Translations: I like using different translations of the bible, especially the Living Bible & the New Living Translation, & want to talk about the words "judging", "giving", etc. [Matthew 7]



2016-02-19
First Fruits into the Storehouse (Tithing): Involving tithing, who was responsible to bring the first fruits into the storehouse?
Giving over entire Check: Pastors say that people's first check of the month has to be given over to them. Is that true?
Mount of Transfiguration Experience: Was the Mount of Transfiguration a vision or an actual appearance of Elijah & Moses?

2016-02-04
Tithing Controversy: What did the early church look like as far as tithing?



2016-02-03
Tithing: Can you shed some light on tithing? Do we need to tithe?



2015-09-25
Sowing & Reaping: Caller is having financial hardship which is having an effect upon giving. [2 Corinthians 9, Luke 6:38]



2014-09-30
Love One Another & the Good Samaritan: What is the balance of giving to the poor & having enough for yourself, & doing it w/ the motivation of love? [Galatians 6:10, Luke 3:11]



2014-04-17
Street Evangelism verses Practical Needs: We need to be a little more practical than just preaching words when doing outreach. [James 2:14-18]



2014-04-15
Tithing: We SHOULD give as much as we can because God DOES bless us! [Malachi 3:10]



2014-01-27
Feeding & Clothing the Poor: We need to have Christ-like behavior towards our fellow man according to this passage of Scripture, feeding & clothing the poor & so on? [Matthew 7 & 25]
High Priest Annas & Caiaphas: Comments about the High Priests of Annas & Caiaphas.


2013-02-08
Donating: Donating to Steve Gregg personally & donating to the Ministry, how does he do both?
Apostle Smith: Apostle Smith wants to charge for the gospel.


2013-01-04
Renunciation: What do you think about Renunciation (giving up one's material possessions)? [Luke 14:33]


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