Ministry Pass
Series
  • Series
  • Calendars
  • Illustrations
  • Announcements
  • Videos

Generosity & Weightlifting

Practicing generosity is like weightlifting. If you start lifting thirty-pound reps (roughly one-third of your body weight when you’re still one hundred pounds), you are going to have a much easier time lifting larger and larger weights as time progresses. If you wait until you make it close to three hundred pounds without working out, lifting one-hundred-pound reps (still one-third of your body weight) is going to be much harder to start with. Now, if you reach three hundred pounds by lifting weights, one-hundred-pound repetitions on a barbell are not only going to be easy, they are going to feel good. The same is true for generosity. If we practice sharing and generosity when we have little, it becomes a habit that increases along with gifts the Lord gives to us.

Sermon Illustration Preview

This is a preview of a sermon illustration members receive with a Ministry Pass subscription. Login or sign up to access our full library of illustrations.

Bring Christmas to Life Again

Fresh Ideas to Connect Christmas with Life

101 Christmas Sermon Series Ideas

Want to be the leader your people need but feeling overwhelmed and on edge?

Get a copy of our FREE guide to avoiding burnout and discover what causes pastoral burnout, and how to heal so you can lead well into the future!

Where can we send this ebook?

Bring Christmas to Life Again

Powerful and Relevant Illustrations Connect Christmas with Life

Christmas Illustration Ideas Mockup iPad

22 Fresh Advent Sermon Series Ideas for Christmas 2021

Inspiration to Breathe New Life to the Traditions of Christmas