Rick Warren Daily Hope 8 January 2021 – Do You Really Need Everything You’ve Got?

Rick Warren Daily Hope 8 January 2021 By Pastor Rick Warren — Do You Really Need Everything You’ve Got?

Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional by Pastor Rick Warren Of Saddleback Church

Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional for 8 January 2021

TOPIC: Do You Really Need Everything You’ve Got?

Rick Warren 8 January 2021 Daily Hope Devotional by Pastor Rick Warren

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“Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven! And the purses of heaven never get old or develop holes. Your treasure will be safe; no thief can steal it and no moth can destroy it.” Luke 12:33 (NLT)

Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional 8 January 2021

MESSAGE:

Did you know there’s a bank in heaven?

There is! The book of Luke talks about storing up treasure in heaven. As a Christian, this should be the bank where you make your greatest investments of your time, talent, and resources.

In the book of James, the writer emphasizes the generosity of God toward his followers in five different places. He says everything you have is because of God’s generosity. You’d have nothing if it weren’t for God. You wouldn’t even exist! Every good and perfect gift comes from God—it’s all because of his generosity.

God’s generosity with you should make you generous with other people. You should use what you’ve been given to help others.

Whatever you use to point people to Jesus Christ will be stored in your bank in heaven. You’re making an investment in eternity when you use your resources for the most important thing: helping people have a relationship with God.

One day a very wealthy man came to Jesus and asked him how to prepare for eternity in heaven. This man had far more money than he needed or could even enjoy. He wanted to know how he could have eternal life.

Jesus gave this man some investment advice: “Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven! And the purses of heaven never get old or develop holes. Your treasure will be safe; no thief can steal it and no moth can destroy it” (Luke 12:33 NLT). In other words, liquidate some of your assets here on earth and send them on ahead to heaven, where your treasure will last forever.

What about you? Do you really need everything you’ve got? Or is Jesus speaking to you through these verses—telling you to give some of what you have to help people who have a lot less?

When you’re generous, it changes your perspective on what you actually need. And, more importantly, every time you choose generosity, you’re storing up treasure in heaven.

Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional 8 January 2021

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This Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional was written by Pastor Rick Warren the founder of Saddleback Church in 1980, Rick Warren continues to be at the forefront of the evangelical movement, encouraging churches everywhere to be a sanctuary for hope and healing.

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