“Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common. And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. There was not a needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold and laid it at the apostles’ feet, and it was distributed to each as any had need.” Acts 4:32
I imagine that Easter women were part of the early church generosity recorded in Acts. They let go of their fear of the future and encouraged their families to care for the body of Christ. Easter women share what they have sacrificially and encourage those in around them to trust God and share too.
What about the church today? Would people say we are generous? Would they say we are “of one heart and soul”? What would it look like to see your own heart transformed to be more generous? What would it take to see your family and your community transformed by generosity?
Generosity is a journey with Jesus and what He has entrusted to us. Below are two great tools to take you deeper on this journey and share it with your friends and family.
EXTRAVAGANT GOD BIBLE STUDY
Our lives are better today because of the thoughtful generosity of women in the past. Their stories of sacrifice and giving are now shared as a source of inspiration and direction. In a discussion with friends over 6 weeks, you’ll explore more about your purpose and passion. This study shines the light on the lives of other women who have experienced the freedom of living generously. Extravagant God is the first women’s study of its kind, applying Scripture and real-life examples to help you live a life of impact.
JOURNEY OF GENEROSITY RETREAT
An overnight experience with your peers or couples discussing the generous life. Together, you’ll explore the life-changing message of generosity and the power it has to bring joy, freedom, and purpose.
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