A Cheerful Giver    BIBLE PASSAGE: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15; 9:6-15
MAIN POINT: God is generous to us, so we can be generous to others.
KEY PASSAGE: 2 Corinthians 5:17
BIG PICTURE QUESTION: Who changes us? The Holy Spirit changes us to be like Jesus for God’s glory.

Christ Connection: God has been merciful and generous to us. He gave us the greatest gift—His own Son. Jesus showed us what generosity looks like when He gave up His life to save us from sin. Because of Jesus, we can be merciful and generous to others.