Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11
We continue this morning with our stewardship series of sermons with today’s message, “Generosity is Natural.” Generosity is natural? Can you see this Scottish guy trying to get his head around that?
We are known to be a nation of people who are no stranger to saving a penny, not mean by any matter, but thrifty. I heard the story of the Scotsman who wanted to see his boss after pay day. "There's been a mistake" said he. "You've paid me £30 pounds short." His boss nodded. "I know.” "But I paid you £30 too much last week." The man responded "I noticed that too. I don't mind an occasional mistake, but when it becomes a regular occurrence, I felt I had to draw your attention to it."
I also heard that copper wire was invented by 2 Scotsmen fighting over a penny.
Of course, none of that is true, if you have been to Scotland, you would find that the Scots are some of the most generous people on earth. It is a stereotype founded in myth. So, what do we mean by the sermon title, “Generosity is Natural”?…See full sermon here