What do you think of when you hear the word “hog”? Most people think of an animal, but in this podcast, Fred uses the acronym HOGS to teach us and help us remember the principles of a Christian life. Listen and ponder – how can this guide offer you direction and encouragement in your faith today?
I believe the world is hurting. One way that I think we can show our hurting world the loving God we serve is through our generosity. The world deeply longs to see more cheerful and generous givers, so I want to write about generosity today from the Old Testament. I want to show you Nehemiah, an ancient picture of generosity that still applies to us today.
Nehemiah 5:14-19 says:
“Moreover, from the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, until his thirty-second year—twelve years—neither I nor my brothers ate the food allotted to the governor. But the earlier governors—those preceding me—placed a heavy [...]