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Paying with Ointment or with Copper?

by admin on April 16, 2013 in Budget, Faith with No Comments

Here we see the lavish and the meager, both of which were pleasing to Jesus, even if other people didn’t understand why. In truth, the ointment and the copper coins were both lavish offerings in the sense that they were of great worth to the giver; the ointment was perceived as lavish and the copper coins were not simply because of their monetary value. Jesus, however, knew the cost to the giver, and He knew their attitudes of giving.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Being a Good Steward: The Other 90%

by admin on November 6, 2012 in Budget, Communication, Faith with No Comments

The Sunday school phrase, “being a good steward,” is right on the money in its intent, especially regarding finances, but lacks direction for its application.  The one thing we all seem to walk away with is that we are supposed to tithe 10% of our income. But what about the other 90%? Unless we’ve taken…continued here

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Thought for the Week: Exodus 4:2-4

by admin on October 28, 2012 in Budget, Faith, Thought for the Week with 1 Comment

Lord, You are creative. You can make something out of nothing. Keep my eyes on You—to watch what You do with what I already have. Will You make something amazing, Lord, if I offer up to You what I have in my hands? In Jesus’ name, Amen.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Giving God Control of Your Wallet

by admin on September 27, 2012 in Budget with 54 Comments

Lord, all that I have is Yours.  Help me to spend it wisely and joyfully.  Keep Your hand over every wallet and heart that contributes to this wedding.  Please give us good deals and quality transactions.  Let everything we do be to Your glory.  Thank You that we get to plan this wedding!  In Jesus’ name, Amen.

The Sweet Christian Bride
The Sweet Christian Bride

Money Dance

by admin on September 7, 2011 in Reception Traditions with 1 Comment

One by one people get to dance with the bride and groom for a verse’s length (or stanza’s length if the line is long and the song is short). It’s a sweet time for relatives to give well-wishing, for friends to be goofy with the bride and groom, and for little kids to be cute, which means that, tender or silly, the money dance is an entertaining event to watch.

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