The New Testament Teaching on Giving

It is that time of the year again — the “Christmas season.”  Many call this time a “season of giving” — a season when people “give gifts” to each other.  And because people do that, it is also a season of buying — and selling!  Many commercial companies realize their greatest profits during this season more than at any other time of the year.

Preachers often bemoan the fact that, while the people are “exchanging gifts” with each other, they forget to give to the cause of Jesus Christ, who many say is the “reason for the season.”

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