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The stewardship committee of the diaconate each year designates this as Stewardship Sunday so I think it would be helpful to understand that Stewardship Sunday is not the ecclesiastical equivalent of NPR Drivetime. This is not a fundraising telethon. No matter how long it may feel to you as you listen, I promise the sermon really will not go on and on and on until you give more...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 4, 2012

“Happy Giving: Because You Want To”

2 Corinthians 9:5-7

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 2 Corinthians chapters 8 and 9. The stewardship committee has chosen 2 Corinthians 9 verse 7 as our theme verse this year: “Each one must give as he has decided in his...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 6, 2011

“The Reasons for Giving”

1 Chronicles 29:9

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan

If you’d take your Bibles in hand and turn with me to 1 Chronicles...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 7, 2010

Stewardship Sunday

Matthew 6:19-21

“The Treasure Test”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

That is a radical hymn [Take My Life and Let It Be]. Many of us have sung that hymn dozens, if not hundreds, of times. If we really believed what we were singing and lived like it, everybody around us would know it. And that's really what...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 1, 2009

Stewardship Sunday

1 Timothy 6:6-8

“Godliness with Contentment is Great Gain”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

This morning we will look at 1 Timothy chapter 6, verses 6 to 8 this morning. This is the passage that our deacon-stewardship committee has chosen as the theme, or to draw the theme, of our stewardship season this year — “Godliness with Contentment is...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 2, 2008

Stewardship Commitment Sunday

II Corinthians 9:7b-9

“Cheerful?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Dr. Duncan: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge from one generation to another; before the mountains were brought forth or ever the earth and the world were made, Thou art God, from everlasting to everlasting, to everlasting. I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 3, 2007

Stewardship Sunday — 2007

I Chronicles 29:11-12

“Everything Is Yours, Lord”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to I Chronicles, chapter 29. We’ll be looking at verses 11 and 12, but we’ll also be looking at some of the verses around them. The Deacons have chosen...

The Lord's Day Morning

October 29, 2006

Matthew 6:19-21

“Is Your Treasure Showing?”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Matthew 6, and be looking at verses 16-19. This is the passage from which the theme of the stewardship season comes. Our Stewardship Committee has chosen once again to emphasize that stewardship is a matter of...

The Lord's Day Morning

November 6, 2005

II Corinthians 9:6-7

“The Cheerful Giver”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. Please be seated.

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to II Corinthians, chapter nine, verses six and seven. These are the verses, this is the passage, that the Deacons’ Stewardship Committee has chosen as our emphasis during stewardship season this year.

It is...

The Lord's Day Morning

October 30, 2005

II Corinthians 8:9-15

“What the Bible Says About Christian Giving”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to II Corinthians, chapter eight.

This is stewardship season. You have already received in your mail from the church an outline of the church's budget for the year 2006 for ministry and benevolences....

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