“The Christian believer is not instructed in the Scriptures to give until it hurts. Giving is not a form of penance, nor can the act of giving relieve a person from sin and condemnation because God does that freely (Romans 8:1, Acts 8:20, and I John 1:9).” ~LMJ~
“Giving is a partnership between the giver and his or her heavenly Father, not between Paul, God, and the believers, nor is giving between you and me and God, but rather connects an individual to his or her God and His fullness to enhance their personal relationship.” ~LMJ~
The greatest giving that Christians can possibly give is to dedicate their lives to God, which thankfully does not mean that we need to change our lifestyle because God loves us the way we are.” ~LMJ~
“When I recall first hearing that I could cast all of my cares upon God, I first thought, ‘Why would I do such a thing as giving God something that I do not even want?’ That is a good question, and the answer is wonderful!
Casting our cares upon God is the will of God, for in doing so He can then go to work delivering us from all our cares. To cast is to deliberately pass it on with mental thought, like as if we were casting a fishing line into a particular spot on a lake where the fish are swimming. Do you know what else? When we cast deliberately, we expect to bring in a catch. It is the same with God; He would love nothing more than to return unto us the true desires of our hearts, and one key about ‘how to receive from God’ is by first casting our cares, then the receiving will come. Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you– I Peter 5:7.” ~LMJ~
“For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth- Psalms 26:3. Giving of oneself to God is the greatest act of giving because it is the greatest act of receiving God’s lovingkindness within!” ~LMJ~