What is the most expensive gift you have ever received? What did that gift say to you about the giver? How did you express your gratitude?
Read the great prayer of David in 1 Chronicles 29:10-20.
Paraphrase David’s prayer - put it in your own words, verse by verse. What is uppermost in his mind?
What insights to you find in David’s prayer about how he thinks about money?
What does vs.17 mean? What does “integrity” and “God tests our heart” have to do with giving?
If outside auditors were to look over your checkbook or bank records, what would they conclude are your top priorities? Are you satisfied with that?
Bonus question - In light of David’s prayer, how would you define giving by faith? Have you ever given by faith? Share with your group.