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April 2018

Giving is a Blessing

April 2018

An open heart cannot maintain a closed hand. If we appreciate the grace of God extended to us, we will want to express that grace by sharing with others. True ministry means giving, not getting. Our Lord Jesus Christ said: "it is more blessed to give than to receive". Although these words are not ...Read More

Etymological and Cultural Aspect of Generosity

April 2018

The Etymology of GenerosityThe modern English word “generosity” was derived from the Latin word generōsus, which means “of noble birth,” which itself was passed down to English through the Old French word genereux. The Latin stem gener – is the declensional stem of genus, meaning “kin,...Read More

A Christian Definition of Generosity

April 2018

Introduction“Give until it hurts” are the famous words of Mother Teresa from her address to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C on 3 February 1994. She repeats the same statement eight times in the sermon but at the last time she says “give until it hurts – with a smile.”Genero...Read More

Generosity - A Biblical Perspective

April 2018

Words like ‘generous’ and ‘generosity’ are so familiar which refer to the virtue of giving good things to others freely and abundantly. Generosity is regarded as a virtue by various world religions and is often celebrated in cultural and religious ceremonies. It involves both attitude and ac...Read More

Christian Generous Living: Two Examples from the Past

April 2018

The good on earth has not ended. Generosity is an attitude to see others being blessed. Generosity is also the freedom from jealousy, greed and other selfish motives. Generosity is a lifestyle.Many people with goodness in heart were used by God to sustain life on earth. Charles Thomas Studd and Geor...Read More