The Experiential Key
January twelve the experiential key. God is able to make all grace abound to you. So that having all sufficiency in all things at all times. You may abound in every good work. Second Corinthians nine eight we know that faith in God's future grace is the experiential key to generosity because in Second Corinthians. Paul holds out this wonderful promise, God is able to make all grace abound to you. So that having all sufficiency in all things at all times. You may abound in every good work. Second Corinthians nine eight in other words, if you want to be free from the need to stash away your money. If you want to overflow with an abundance of grace for every good work. Then put your face in future. Grace trust the promise that God is able to make all grace abound to you in every future moment for this very purpose. I just called faith in future grace the experiential key to generosity. So as not to deny that there is a historical key as well. There is a key of experience and the keep history when talking about the grace they received Paul reminds the Corinthians of historical key of grace. You know, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that though he was rich yet for your sake, he became poor. So that you by his poverty might become rich Second Corinthians. Eight nine without this historical work of grace the door of Christ. Exalting generosity would remain closed that past grace is an indispensable key to love. But notice how the past grace in this verse phone shins? It is made the foundation Kreis became poor of future grace that we might become rich thus the historical key to our generosity operates. By putting a foundation under the experiential key of faith in future. Grace. Thus the experiential key to love and generosity. Is this put your faith firmly in future grace, namely that God is able in the future to make all future grace abound to you? So that your needs are met. And so that you will be able to overflow with the love of generosity. Freedom from greed comes from the deeply satisfying face in God's future. Grace.