Philippians 4:18 18 Indeed I have all and abound. I am full, having received from Epaphroditus the things sent from you, a sweet-smelling aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God.

If you give an offering or sacrifice, God is well pleased and a sweet smelling aroma is perceived by God

When is God be pleased?

  • Matthew 26:6-13
  • Jesus was pleased with the unknown woman who gave fragrant oil, worth equivalent an annual salary.
  • The woman was walking in line with God’s plan, as she was helping to prepare the burial of Jesus

What should be your disposition when you are giving?

  • Mark 12:41-44 , Luke 7:36
  • You should give with love and recall the emotions you had when you were blessed

What else is important?

  • Leviticus 26:27,31
  • You need to live in obedience

What does it mean to offer?

  • The offer needs to be a sacrifice
  • 2 Samuel 24:24

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