• Sermon Series: Giving in Faith
  • Sermon Title: We Give to Those in Need
  • Preacher: Zac Collins
  • Scripture: Deuteronomy 15:7-11


Read Deuteronomy 15:1-11

  1. What are some of your initial thoughts when entering a discussion on poverty? What is some of the baggage (positive and negative) that you bring to a discussion on poverty?
  2. What are some things that jump out at you from the Deuteronomy 15 text? Why? Be specific.
  3. In 15:7-11, there are some very powerful images about the hands and the heart. Why are these images so powerful theologically? Why are they so powerful practically?
  4. Read 1 John 3:16-17 and James 2:14-17. What bearing, if any, should our own salvation have on our interaction with poverty?
  5. What are some specific ways in which your life might change if your heartbeat for the poor matched Christ’s?
  6. Discuss and pray through the specific ways that you can apply these truths to your daily life.