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Giving to God

Giving to God
by Mark Allan Powell
Paperback: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (2006); 204 pages

About This Book
Powell's book is subtitled "The Bible's Good News about Living a Generous Life," and this is his good news: People who live according to the Bible's definition of a faithful steward—those who live like they belong to God—will experience life at its best.

Powell essentially gives his readers a sound and eminently readable theology of stewardship. He shows generosity to be an outflow of one's relationship with God—when our hearts are connected to God's, we will care about what He cares about. We will consider the giving of our resources to be an opportunity rather than an obligation.

How It Will Help If you're looking for a concise and biblically-informed book on the use and giving of one's possessions, this is your book. Powell is a New Testament professor, and is clearly committed to helping his readers understand both what he's talking about and why they should ...

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