Martin Luther once said:
“People go through three conversions in their Christian faith: their head, their heart, and their pocketbook – unfortunately, not all at the same time!”
However, there is a definite progression for those who seek the Lord and honor him with their giving.
Several years ago, my fine wife Bev and I conducted a weekend seminar at the Church For All Nations in Porte Alegre, Brazil.
The church meets in a movie theater and the stage is five feet above the auditorium floor. The Friday night service was fabulous. . .people were set free from the bondage of debt and lack. There was weeping and shouting. . .it was awesome.
We didn’t think it could get any better. . .until Saturday night.
As I began speaking people spontaneously started walking and then running to the stage where they began laying and throwing money and other valuables at my feet.
I stopped preaching and started laying hands on each person and spoke a blessing over them.