Giving Changes Lives
both ours and the people we are reaching.
The Bible instructs us to offer our first and our best back to God.
Honour the Lord with your wealth,
with the first-fruits of all your crops;
Proverbs 3:9 (NIV)
We return to the Lord a proportion of what He’s given us, as a sign that all of it belongs to Him.
Donations and refund policies:
- St. Peter’s Anglican Church Okotoks is a Canadian registered charity (CRA);
- All annual donations totalling $20 or more will receive a charitable donations receipt;
- All donations are nonrefundable;
- All credit card transactions will be processed in Canadian dollars.
When we tithe we are relieved of the guilt of disobedience. In addition, we are blessed with money left at the end of the month.
I had a colleague who used the phrase ‘I have no earthly idea’ when having trouble explaining something he had difficulty understanding...God has taught me that he loves a cheerful giver. My first earthly reason to give is to do what God loves despite my ‘mine’ mind-set.
When you tithe, (God's) rewards become evident in so many areas of your life; the most comforting for us being that by tithing, we remove the power of the enemy from the equation and place our finances under the protection of God.
Tithing is a very personal thing between yourself and God. We do it because we feel it is what He wants us to do. It certainly makes us feel good to know we are doing what He requires of us as Christians.