The question is almost comical: Why would God ever want your money? It can’t be because He needs the financial help—He owns everything and has no need for anything, including your cash or your loose change.
Yet God gives to us, then requires we give in return for specific and important reasons—far loftier reasons than you may ever have imagined.
So what is the point behind placing your hard-earned money in the offering plate at church? If God doesn’t need money, why does He ask for it? What is the relationship between your possessions and your worship? And does the common practice of giving 10 percent apply to Christians today?
God’s Plan for Giving explores God’s own thinking behind giving you financial resources and explains how the simple act of giving not only has eternal consequences, but also brings blessings to your life in the here and now. Giving to the Lord can and should be thoughtful, faithful, and joyful—the God’s Plan for Giving study shows how to make that a reality.