Giving and Generosity in the Church

by Dr. Zenet Maramara

The Church as a Community of Giving and Generosity

The early church in Acts models a radical display of community, giving, and generosity. Those believers shared their possessions with needy people; some even sold properties to add to their giving.

All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.~Acts 2:44

This vibrant community of believers in Acts 2 inspires today’s Christians to live a life of radical giving, generosity, and community. Imagine replicating these deeds today; what would the world look like? Let us examine the vital elements of this church as a community.

Acts 2:42 states that they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, the breaking of bread, and prayers. They learned together and continued to learn from the apostles’ teaching steadfastly.

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