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Week 8 of Faith and Fit 90 Series 1- Day 56: Reviewing, Reflecting, Relaxing

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Day 50: HERE: Giving 1/3rd of Income
Day 51: HERE: Give and It Will Be Given To You
Day 52: HERE: Giving Cheerfully and Not Under Compulsion
Day 53: HERE: More Blessings in Giving Than Receiving
Day 54: HERE: Testing God and Not Robbing God
Day 55: HERE: Being a Responsible Manager


Week 8: Giving

Today’s Easy Task: Review, Reflect and Relax

How to complete this task:

  • We will Review the six FAITH AND FIT 90 tasks, prayers and scriptures for the week
  • We will Reflect on the changes we have made with giving
  • We will Relax, because tomorrow we start our next series Week 9: Resting

Congrats!

We have completed Week 8 of Faith and Fit 90 Series 1: Giving.

Take this day to review, reflect and relax.

LET’S REVIEW

This Week Tasks:

  • Day 50: Allocate at least 10% of income for giving
  • Day 51: Determine the gifts that can be shared with others
  • Day 52: Give our money and time cheerfully
  • Day 53: Show the spirit of giving today
  • Day 54: Give God a ourselves and a percentage of our income
  • Day 55: Make ourselves more valuable

This Week Prayers:

  • Day 50: God, we love You. We adore You.  You reign forever and ever.  You are awesome.  You are the giver of life and prosperity.  We want to be givers too.  Help us to break our attachment with money and show You father that we choose You over money.  Help us to give to charities, give tithes, and give to build up Your Kingdom.  Help us to enhance the lives of others.  Help us to sow and try to budget 1/3rd of our income specifically for giving.  Help us to past ever test concerning giving.  Help us to obey God and give him our first fruit.  For God You promised if we did give with a cheerful hear, we would not lack and it will come back to us in good measure.  Forgive us for our sins and help us to forgive those who have sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, power and glory forever.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.
  • Day 51: God, You are the ultimate giver.  You came in our lives so that we may have life and have life more abundantly.  You deserve all glory, honor and praise.  Give us today life and life abundantly.  Please help us plant whatever seed we have on good ground.  Help us to not hoard our gifts and keep it to ourselves.  Help us to reap the benefits of a generous spirit.  Help us to take risks and actions so that God can multiply what He has given us.  Holy Spirit help us to give our best and multiply the fruit of our labor.  Forgive our debts, trespasses, and sins as we forgive our debtors and those who have trespassed and sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation.  Help us to be equipped daily with the full armor of God as You deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, Power and Glory.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.
  • Day 52: God, You are awesome and we love You.  Give us a clean heart and renew the right spirit in us so that we can have the right attitude when giving.  Help us to give with all our hearts cheerfully, not reluctantly or under compulsion.  Help us to make giving a natural part of our routine so we can demonstrate to You how much we value You in our lives.  Help us to include You in our daily activities, when we are exercising, dressing, cleaning, eating, cooking, driving, working, and in meetings.  In all our ways help us to acknowledge You so You can direct our paths.  Help us to give a certain percentage of our income to organizations that help build Your kingdom and Your people.  Help our attitude and thoughts to constantly thinking about You, thanking You for Your kindness, meditating on Your promises and asking You for help when needed.  Forgive us for not giving and spending time with You.  Forgive us for have a bad attitude when giving and spending time with You.  Forgive any other debts, trespasses, and sins as we forgive our debtors and those who have trespassed and sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation.  Everyday help us to be equipped with the full armor of God as You deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, Power and Glory.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.
  • Day 53: God, we love You and adore You.  Thank you for helping us not be attached to our money.  Thank you for helping us to not keep our gifts for ourselves so we can experience the benefits of having a generous spirit.  Thank you for showing us the importance of having the right attitude when giving.  Thank you for helping us focus on doing God’s will with money.  Help us to be wise with money while we are using it.  Help us to use money to benefit our family and community.  Help us the experience the blessing that comes from giving.  Forgive us for being unwise with our money and only using it to benefit ourselves.  Forgive us for all our debts, trespasses, and sins as we forgive our debtors and those who have trespassed and sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation.  Everyday help us to be equipped with the full armor of God as You deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, Power and Glory.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.
  • Day 54: God, You are our Lord and savior.  You give us life, health and strength.  You are King of kings and Lord of lords.  We don’t want to rob You by failing to obey Your instructions concerning giving our tithes and offerings.  We don’t want to be cursed.  We want to build up God’s people and God’s kingdom.  Help us to not give reluctantly, but cheerfully.  Help our priority to lie with You.  Help us use our money as a tool to complete God’s work.  Forgive us for not seeking first the kingdom of God and Your righteousness.  Please forgive us for purchasing and hoarding more than what we need.  Help us to give out the abundance of our hearts.  We want to accept Your invitation to test You and see if giving our tithes and offerings will bless us financially.  Forgive us for all our debts, trespasses, and sins as we forgive our debtors and those who have trespassed and sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation.  Everyday help us to be equipped with the full armor of God as You deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, Power and Glory.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.
  • Day 55: God, we love You.  We are so thankful for You.  You deserve all the glory, honor and praise. Let Your kingdom come and will be done in our lives.  Help us keep good records and stick to our budget so we can be responsible managers.  Help us to be faithful in managing the small things so You can trust us with much more. Let us be diligent to know the state of our flocks and the troubles of our herd.  There are so many setbacks and contaminations that can prevent us from growing and taking care of our needs.  Forgive us for our carelessness when managing our things.  We need Your help to keep up with the world demands, technological changes, and making ourselves more valuable.  Help us to deliver more in value than for which we receive in payment.  Help us to wisely invest our time, efforts and skills.  Help us to keep You first.  Help us to stay in constant communication with You God, because You know the future and are our ever present help when we need You.  Forgive us for all our debts, trespasses, and sins as we forgive our debtors and those who have trespassed and sinned against us.  Lead us not into temptation.  Everyday help us to be equipped with the full armor of God as You deliver us from evil.  For Yours is the Kingdom, Power and Glory.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.

This Week Scriptures

Day 50 Scriptures: Deuteronomy 15:11, Deuteronomy 12:19, Matthew 23:23, Luke 11:42, Luke 6:38

Deuteronomy 15:11 New King James Version (NKJV)
11 For the poor will never cease from the land; therefore I command you, saying, ‘You shall [a]open your hand wide to your brother, to your poor and your needy, in your land.’
Footnotes:
Deuteronomy 15:11 freely open

Deuteronomy 12:19 New King James Version (NKJV)
19 [a]Take heed to yourself that you do not forsake the Levite as long as you live in your land.
Footnotes:
Deuteronomy 12:19 Be careful

Matthew 23:23 New King James Version (NKJV)
23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.

Luke 11:42 New King James Version (NKJV)
42 “But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass by justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.

Luke 6:38 New King James Version (NKJV)
38 Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Day 51 Scriptures: Mark 4:8-9, Proverbs 11:24-25, Luke 6:38

Mark 4:8-9 New King James Version (NKJV)
8 But other seed fell on good ground and yielded a crop that sprang up, increased and produced: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”
9 And He said [a]to them, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!”
Footnotes:
Mark 4:9 NU, M omit to them

Proverbs 11:24-25 New King James Version (NKJV)
24 There is one who scatters, yet increases more;
And there is one who withholds more than is right,
But it leads to poverty.
25 The generous soul will be made rich,
And he who waters will also be watered himself.

Luke 6:38 New King James Version (NKJV)
38 Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.”

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Day 52 Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 9:7, Matthew 23:23, Proverbs 3:6, Luke 10:25-37

2 Corinthians 9:7 New King James Version (NKJV)
7 So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of [a]necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.
Footnotes:
2 Corinthians 9:7 compulsion

Matthew 23:23 New King James Version (NKJV)
23 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.

Proverbs 3:6 New King James Version (NKJV)
6 In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall [a]direct your paths.
Footnotes:
Proverbs 3:6 Or make smooth or straight

Luke 10:25-37 New King James Version (NKJV)
The Parable of the Good Samaritan
25 And behold, a certain [a]lawyer stood up and tested Him, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What is your reading of it?”
27 So he answered and said, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind,’ and ‘your neighbor as yourself.’ ”
28 And He said to him, “You have answered rightly; do this and you will live.”
29 But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
30 Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among [b]thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a certain priest came down that road. And when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. 32 Likewise a Levite, when he arrived at the place, came and looked, and passed by on the other side. 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was. And when he saw him, he had compassion. 34 So he went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine; and he set him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. 35 On the next day, [c]when he departed, he took out two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said to him, ‘Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I come again, I will repay you.’ 36 So which of these three do you think was neighbor to him who fell among the thieves?”
37 And he said, “He who showed mercy on him.”
Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.”
Footnotes:
Luke 10:25 expert in the law
Luke 10:30 robbers
Luke 10:35 NU omits when he departed

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Day 53 Scriptures: Philippians 4:17, Acts 20:35, Proverbs 28:27

Philippians 4:17 New King James Version (NKJV)
17 Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account.

Acts 20:35 New King James Version (NKJV)
35 I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”

Proverbs 28:27 New King James Version (NKJV)
27 He who gives to the poor will not lack,
But he who hides his eyes will have many curses.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Day 54 Scriptures: Malachi 3:8-12, 2 Corinthians 8:1-6, 2 Corinthians 9:7, Matthew 6:33

Malachi 3:8-12 New King James Version (NKJV)
Do Not Rob God
8 “Will a man rob God?
Yet you have robbed Me!
But you say,
‘In what way have we robbed You?’
In tithes and offerings.
9 You are cursed with a curse,
For you have robbed Me,
Even this whole nation.
10 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse,
That there may be food in My house,
And try Me now in this,”
Says the Lord of hosts,
“If I will not open for you the windows of heaven
And pour out for you such blessing
That there will not be room enough to receive it.
11 “And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes,
So that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground,
Nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field,”
Says the Lord of hosts;
12 “And all nations will call you blessed,
For you will be a delightful land,”
Says the Lord of hosts.

2 Corinthians 8:1-6 New King James Version (NKJV)
Excel in Giving
8 Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality. 3 For I bear witness that according to their ability, yes, and beyond their ability, they were freely willing, 4 imploring us with much urgency [a]that we would receive the gift and the fellowship of the ministering to the saints. 5 And not only as we had hoped, but they first gave themselves to the Lord, and then to us by the will of God. 6 So we urged Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also complete this grace in you as well.
Footnotes:
2 Corinthians 8:4 NU, M omit that we would receive, thus changing text to urgency for the favor and fellowship

2 Corinthians 9:7 New King James Version (NKJV)
7 So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of [a]necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.
Footnotes:
2 Corinthians 9:7 compulsion

Matthew 6:33 New King James Version (NKJV)
33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Day 55 Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 4:2, Proverbs 27:23, Psalms 127:1, Psalms 46:1

1 Corinthians 4:2 New King James Version (NKJV)
2 Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.

Proverbs 27:23 New King James Version (NKJV)
23 Be diligent to know the state of your flocks,
And attend to your herds;

Psalm 127:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
Laboring and Prospering with the Lord
A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon.
127 Unless the Lord builds the house,
They labor in vain who build it;
Unless the Lord guards the city,
The watchman stays awake in vain.

Psalm 46:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
God the Refuge of His People and Conqueror of the Nations
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. A Song for Alamoth.
46 God is our refuge and strength,
A[a] very present help in trouble.
Footnotes:
Psalm 46:1 An abundantly available help

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

LET’S REFLECT

Get your notebook or Week 7 of Faith and Fit 90 Series 1: Giving Workbook on Amazon to do the following tasks.

Day 50 Tasks

We wrote down the ministry that we will allocate at least 10% of our income to giving. Please write examples of how gave to the ministry you selected here.  My examples of how I gave to the ministry I selected are …

Day 51 Tasks

We wrote gifts that we can share with others.  Please write examples of gifts you shared with others here.  My examples of gifts I have with others are…

Day 52 Tasks

We wrote ways we will give God our money and time cheerfully.  Please write examples of the ways we gave God our money and time cheerfully.  My examples of how I gave God our money and time cheerfully are …

Day 53 Tasks

We wrote how we will show the spirit of giving.  Please write examples of how you showed the spirit of giving.  My examples of how I showed the spirit of giving are …

Day 54 Tasks

We wrote how we gave ourselves to the Lord and gave God a percentage of our income.  Please write examples of how you gave yourself to the Lord and gave God a percentage of your income here.  My examples of how I gave myself to the Lord and gave God a percentage of my income are…

Day 55 Tasks

We wrote down ways we are making ourselves more valuable and journal helpful insights gained form spending extra time with God (optional).  Please write examples of how you made yourself more valuable here.   My examples of how I made myself more valuable are…

Today’s Task

After reviewing all the tasks, we should have at least one testimony or praise report for Week 8 of Faith and Fit 90 Series 1: Giving. Please write your testimony or praise report here. The testimonies and praise reports for Week 8 of Faith and Fit 90 Series 1: Giving are…

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LET’S RELAX

Close your eyes and give yourself a tight hug.  Hold that tight hug for 60 seconds, and then slowly let your whole body relax from the top of your head down to bottom of your feet.  Breathe deeply and slowly.  Once your entire body is relaxed, be still for additional 60 seconds.

Now is the time to relax.  You have completed tasks that helped you to give 1/3 of your income, share your gifts, give cheerfully, do God’s will with your money, test God and not rob God, and be a responsible manager.

Get ready to start our next series Week 9: Resting.


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