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1. Start with the TITHE!

1.1. Malachi 3:10 NLT Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you do,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! Try it! Put me to the test!

1.2. God can do more with 90% than we can do with 100%

1.3. Tithe

1.3.1. Hebrew Masser

1.3.1.1. 10th

1.4. God can do more with 90% than we can do with 100%

1.5. My First Tithe

1.5.1. Decades

2. I'M IN

2.1. I’m Influential

2.1.1. For God’s glory

2.2. I’m Invited

2.2.1. To God’s family

2.3. I’m Invaluable

2.3.1. To God’s work

2.4. I’m Invested

2.4.1. In God’s church

3. Generously Invested in God’s Church

3.1. You may say,

3.1.1. “Truthfully, not fully invested in God’s church!”

3.1.2. You’re invested in something!

3.2. Buy season tickets

3.2.1. Burning hot

3.2.2. Freezing cold

3.3. Free Class

3.3.1. Don’t care

3.3.2. Pay $$$

3.3.3. Squeeze everything

3.4. Matthew 6:19 NLT “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal.

3.5. Our God has created us to pour not store!

4. Thrill of GIVING to God through Church

4.1. Invested in Church

4.2. More blessed

4.2.1. GIVE than RECEIVE

4.2.2. POUR not STORE

4.2.2.1. Know you like to Give

4.2.2.2. WANT to GIVE MORE!

4.2.2.3. No emotional SPENDING

4.2.2.3.1. (Bracelet/Iphone)

4.2.2.4. Plenty GIVING

4.2.2.4.1. (Offering)

5. Scarcity Mindset!

5.1. “When, Then—When I have more, then will give more.”

5.1.1. Fear

5.1.2. Believe need more

5.1.3. Store

5.1.4. Never Enough

5.2. Luke 12:18 NLT Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat and other goods.

5.3. Luke 12:21 NLT 21 “Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.”

5.4. When you start with Scarcity Mindset

5.4.1. Driven by fear!

5.4.1.1. Keep

5.4.1.2. Guard

5.4.1.3. Protect

5.4.1.4. Store

6. Abundance Mindset

6.1. God Owns

6.1.1. Provider

6.2. Good God

6.2.1. Loves bless children

6.2.2. Enough

6.2.3. More than enough

6.3. Mark 14

6.3.1. Sinful woman

6.3.1.1. (abundance)

6.3.1.2. Bottle expensive perfume

6.4. Didn’t Store

6.4.1. Poured!

6.5. Judas (scarcity) criticized it!

6.5.1. Money to poor!

6.6. Jesus said, “What she’s done will be told around world!

7. God Created You to Pour Not Store

7.1. Jesus illustrated this in Luke 9

7.1.1. Feeding 5000

7.1.2. Perhaps biggest crowd

7.1.3. Longest Sermon!

7.2. Good sermon?

7.2.1. Strong Start

7.2.2. Strong finish

7.2.3. Little Between Possible!

7.3. Luke 9:12 NLT 12 Late in the afternoon the twelve disciples came to him and said, “Send the crowds away to the nearby villages and farms, so they can find food and lodging for the night. There is nothing to eat here in this remote place.”

7.3.1. “As the day wore on”

7.3.2. Disciples got hungry!

7.3.3. Luke 9:13 NLT 13 But Jesus said, “You feed them.” “But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. “Or are you expecting us to go and buy enough food for this whole crowd?”

7.3.4. Luke 9:16 NLT Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread and fish to the disciples so they could distribute it to the people.

8. Jesus

8.1. Blessed

8.2. Disciples Gave it!

8.3. God Multiplies it!

9. When did God multiply what they had?

9.1. God didn’t give them more when they stored it

9.2. God gave them more when they poured it!

10. I’m Invested

10.1. Generous

10.2. Not an ACT

10.3. Mindset!

11. QR

12. Imagine

12.1. John calls mtg.

12.1.1. Peter

12.1.2. Matt

12.1.3. Thomas

12.1.4. Bartholomew

12.2. Go tell Jesus, “The people are hungry! Obviously cares about the people!”

12.2.1. Jesus

12.2.2. Love your sermon

12.2.3. Part Wise

12.2.4. Foolish Builder

12.2.5. 100x

12.2.6. Hungry

12.2.7. All we have

12.2.7.1. 5-Biscuits

12.2.7.2. Long John Silvers Snack Pack

12.2.7.3. Jesus—“Oh no! We don’t have enough!”

12.2.7.4. Luke 9:17 NLT They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftovers!

13. What you keep is all you have. But what you give, God multiplies

14. Invested

14.1. What God gives to me

14.2. Flows thru me

14.3. Pour not Store!

14.4. 28 All In! (Had little)

14.4.1. Our story is similar to many of yours

14.4.2. Can’t out give God!

15. Business guy

15.1. Love Church

15.2. Best investment I ever make!

15.3. Our church gives Free Resources to hundreds of thousands

15.3.1. Bless hundreds of open network churches

15.3.2. Given away YouVersion 400 million!

15.3.3. People need internationally—Local

15.3.4. Tell people—Take back out offering

15.3.5. Thousands saved—My family impacted!

15.4. Pastor took time to meet in home

15.4.1. Answer question

15.4.2. Lead X!

15.4.3. Baptized both kids

15.4.4. Still serving Jesus in college!

15.4.5. Lady who cuts my hai

15.4.6. Rock Church!