He made Himself Poor so We Could be Rich

Paul wrote "that Jesus, though rich, made Himself poor to make us rich". He then applies this understanding of the gospel as he urges the Corinthian church to help their Jewish/Christian brethren. What does this mean for us today?

Psalm 112
Luke 21:1-4
Matthew 28:19-20
Romans 12:1
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Luke 12:31-33
1 Corinthians 16:1-2
1 Thessalonians 1:6-7
Acts 5:4
Ephesians 4:28
Malachi 3:8-9
Malachi 3:10

Sermon Discussion Questions:

  • Who owns us, our bodies, spirits, time and money?

  • What is the gospel motivation for giving?

  • Why should we be so others oriented?

  • What practical ways can we live this sermon out?