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What Readers Are Saying About,The Treasure Principle. Finally a book that is able to encourage joyful sacrificial. grace giving without browbeating people with a guilt trip. Finally a book that takes a scripturally sound approach to. this important area of Christian doctrine and practice. This book is fantastic It is concise motivational and pro. found This would be a great book to study with a small. Other than the Bible itself few books have changed my ac. tions as quickly as this outstanding little book I read it aloud. to my husband and together we made decisions about the. money and possessions God has entrusted to our care These. choices have brought us great joy, Seldom do you find a book that distinguishes itself as head. and shoulders above the rest but this one does It s one of the. top books I ve ever read,B H pastor,The Treasure Principle indd 1 5 18 17 1 01 P. The Treasure Principle has opened my eyes A light has. come on I m excited about stewardship, I have never had my perspectives so challenged One hun. dred percent must read, I m just starting a sermon series on stewardship at my.
church and The Treasure Principle is a piece of gold I have. rarely seen so much wisdom articulated with such simplicity. brevity and conviction,M B pastor, I loved this book When you read the truth of God it af. fects your soul Though the concepts are simple the life. change is monumental There is no prosperity gospel here. just truth,e Treasure Principle indd 2 5 18 17 1 01 PM. THE TREASURE, ExcerptedfromTheTreasurePrinciple RevisedandUpdatedbyRandyAlcornCopyright 2017by. EternalPerspectiveMinistries ExcerptedbypermissionofMultnomah Allrightsreserved Nopartof. thisexcerptmaybereproducedorreprintedwithoutpermissioninwritingfromthepublisher. The Treasure Principle indd 3 5 18 17 1 01 P,Other Randy Alcorn Books. Fiction Heaven,The Apostle Heaven Biblical Answers.
Courageous Heaven for Kids,The Chasm Help for Women Under Stress. Deadline If God Is Good,Deception In Light of Eternity. Dominion The Law of Rewards,Edge of Eternity Life Promises for Eternity. Eternity Managing God s Money, The Ishbane Conspiracy Money Possessions and Eternity. Lord Foulgrin s Letters ProLife Answers to ProChoice. Safely Home Arguments,The Promise of Heaven,Nonfiction The Promise of the New Earth.
50 Days of Heaven The Purity Principle,60 Days of Happiness The Resolution for Men. 90 Days of God s Goodness Seeing the Unseen,Eternal Perspectives Sexual Temptation. Everything You Wanted Tell Me About Heaven,to Know about Heaven Touchpoints Heaven. God s Promise of Happiness The Treasure Principle,The Goodness of God Truth A bigger view. Grace A bigger view of God s love of God s Word,The Grace and Truth Paradox Wait Until Then.
Happiness We Shall See God,hand in Hand Why ProLife. e Treasure Principle indd 4 5 18 17 1 01 PM,R E V I S E D A N D U P D AT E D E D I T I O N. THE TREASURE,Unlocking the Secret of Joyful Giving. nearly 2 million copies sold,RANDY ALCORN,The Treasure Principle indd 5 5 18 17 1 01 P. The Treasure Principle, All Scripture quotations unless otherwise indicated are taken from the Holy Bible New.
International Version NIV Copyright 1973 1978 1984 by Biblica Inc Used by. permission All rights reserved worldwide Scripture quotations marked esv are taken from. the ESV Bible the Holy Bible English Standard Version copyright 2001 by Crossway. a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers Used by permission All rights reserved. Scripture quotations marked gnt are taken from the Good News Translation in Today s. English Version Second Edition Copyright 1992 by American Bible Society Used by. permission Scripture quotations marked nasb are taken from the New American Standard. Bible Copyright 1960 1962 1963 1968 1971 1972 1973 1975 1977 1995 by the. Lockman Foundation Used by permission www Lockman org Scripture quotations marked. nkjv are taken from the New King James Version Copyright 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Inc Used by permission All rights reserved Scripture quotations marked nlt are taken from. the Holy Bible New Living Translation copyright 1996 2004 2007 2013 2015 by Tyndale. House Foundation Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc Carol Stream Illinois. 60188 All rights reserved, Italics in Scripture quotations reflect the author s added emphasis. Hardcover ISBN 978 0 7352 9032 7, Copyright 2001 2017 by Eternal Perspective Ministries. Cover design by Kirk DouPonce DogEaredDesign com,Cover image by Dog Eared Design LLC. All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any. means electronic or mechanical including photocopying and recording or by any information. storage and retrieval system without permission in writing from the publisher. Published in the United States by Multnomah an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group. a division of Penguin Random House LLC New York, Multnomah and its mountain colophon are registered trademarks of Penguin Random. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data. Names Alcorn Randy C author, Title The treasure principle unlocking the secret of joyful giving Randy Alcorn.
Description Revised and Updated Edition Colorado Springs Colorado Multnomah 2017. Includes bibliographical references, Identifiers LCCN 2017008109 ISBN 9780735290327 hardcover ISBN 9781588601223. electronic, Subjects LCSH Wealth Religious aspects Christianity Christian giving. Classification LCC BR115 W4 A44 2017 DDC 248 6 dc23 LC record available. at https lccn loc gov 2017008109,Printed in the United States of America. 2017 Revised Edition,10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1,Special Sales. Most Multnomah books are available at special quantity discounts when purchased in bulk by. corporations organizations and special interest groups Custom imprinting or excerpting can. also be done to fit special needs For information please e mail specialmarketscms penguin. randomhouse com or call 1 800 603 7051,e Treasure Principle indd 6 5 18 17 1 01 PM.
Thanks Jim Lund for your,servant s heart and your valued role. as the original editor on this book,Thanks also to Laura Barker Doreen. Button Kathy Norquist and Stephanie,Anderson for their editorial work on this. expanded and updated version,The Treasure Principle indd 7 5 18 17 1 01 P. Preface to the Revised and Updated 2017 Edition xi. Introduction xv,1 Buried Treasure 1,2 Was Jesus Really Talking About Financial Giving.
new to the 2017 edition 13,3 Compounding Joy 22,4 Eyes on Eternity 39. 5 Roadblocks to Giving 48,6 Getting Started 62,7 For Such a Time as This 83. Treasure Principle Keys 100,My Giving Covenant 101. 31 Radical Liberating Questions to Ask God,About Your Giving 102. The Treasure Principle indd 9 5 18 17 1 01 P,x CONTENTS.
Questions and Answers About the,Treasure Principle 120. Resources to Help You with Giving and,Money Management 140. e Treasure Principle indd 10 5 18 17 1 01 PM,Preface to the Revised. and Updated 2017 Edition, When I was writing The Treasure Principle in 2000 some. one on the publisher s marketing team said So we re going. to ask people to spend money to buy your book so you can. persuade them to give away lots of money, Well there s more to it than that but in a way the an.
swer was yes It s safe to say that seventeen years ago when. people were brainstorming book ideas with strong reader ap. peal nobody including me was thinking I know let s. do a book about giving It ll sell a million copies. Yet as I write this The Treasure Principle has sold nearly. two million copies It has been distributed in thousands of. churches and by hundreds of ministries Businessmen and. financial advisors routinely give it to their clients The book. has been translated into twenty nine languages including. Chinese Bengali Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Greek, Indonesian Korean Japanese Latvian Russian Serbian. Slovenian Polish Portuguese Vietnamese and Arabic, God has used The Treasure Principle as well as my larger. work on stewardship Money Possessions and Eternity1 to play. a strategic role in the Generous Giving movement www. generousgiving org that has touched countless followers of. The Treasure Principle indd 11 5 18 17 1 01 P,xii PREFACE. Christ and furthered missions and relief and development. work worldwide, I ve received hundreds of letters and e mails detailing. radical choices enduring life changes and greatly multiplied. joy as a result of embracing the truths in this book One. reader wrote I picked up The Treasure Principle and started. reading aloud and the Holy Spirit worked with lightning. speed I had perfect clarity of mission It wasn t about me. A mother e mailed My eleven year old son gets five. dollars per week We taught him that fifty cents was his tithe. He chose to give a dollar After reading The Treasure Prin. ciple I asked If I were to raise your allowance to six dollars. a week how would you use the extra dollar He immedi. ately said I would give two dollars This is just a small part. of what is going on in our household, My favorite letters are from young people such as this.
one I am twelve years old The Treasure Principle encour. aged me to give at my church every week It helped me learn. that God owns everything and I just take care of it It helped. me to give more and not spend as much on things I don t. Responses describing the far reaching joy from the ad. venture of giving are especially gratifying Some write of. large scale life changes including selling their real estate. jewelry and collections and giving the proceeds to missions. e Treasure Principle indd 12 5 18 17 1 01 PM,PREFACE xiii. They express deep thanks to God for the infusion of happi. ness that goes far beyond all expectations, Whether the changes have been sweeping or seemingly. small these readers have experienced what I intended this. book to be mainly about enhanced joy from giving, Honestly at times I ve been overwhelmed by the impact. I m profoundly aware that anything God has done through. The Treasure Principle is a work of grace on His part and to. His glory I know without a doubt that He has used the God. breathed Scripture highlighted throughout the book to joy. fully transform hearts, I m grateful too that all the book royalties have been. and will continue to be given away to further God s king. dom If my wife Nanci and I didn t personally know the. unrivaled joy of giving I wouldn t have been able to write. The Treasure Principle, To revise a work that many people have said changed.
their lives is daunting I am adjusting a book that has traveled. farther and wider than perhaps any work I ve ever written. with the possible exception of Heaven What if my revision. reduces rather than enhances the book s power But by. making clearer some parts that readers occasionally have. misunderstood I hope I ve made it better My prayer is that. the revision which includes the all new chapter Was Jesus. Really Talking About Financial Giving and a Q A sec. tion helps both new and old readers,The Treasure Principle indd 13 5 18 17 1 01 P. xiv PREFACE, I also want to thank again my wonderful wife Nanci. who has walked this path of giving with me Our hearts are. filled with gratefulness to God for all He is and all He has. given We thank Him for all He empowers His people to. give for the good of others for the good of the giver and for. the glory of the ultimate Giver,But who am I and who are my people that we should. be able to give as generously as this Everything comes from. you and we have given you only what comes from your. hand 1 Chronicles 29 14,e Treasure Principle indd 14 5 18 17 1 01 PM. Introduction, All your life you ve been on a treasure hunt You ve been.
searching for a perfect person and a perfect place If you re a. Christian you ve already met that person Jesus And you re. headed to that place Heaven, But there s a problem You re not yet living with Him in. that place, If you ve asked Jesus Christ to forgive your sins He s. rescued you from eternal condemnation and given you new. life Your salvation isn t dependent on anything you have. done or will ever do Rather it s God s gift to you secured by. Christ s death and resurrection This is the Gospel the good. news of happiness Isaiah 52 7 esv the good news of. great joy Luke 2 10 esv, Being saved from your sins is not about you giving to. God it s about God giving to you, If you don t know Him placing your faith in Jesus is the. best choice you can ever make By God s empowering grace. I pray you ll do it soon, However it s possible you already have a relationship.
with Jesus but feel you aren t experiencing the joy God in. tends Maybe you attend church regularly pray and read the. Bible But life can still be drudgery can t it You dutifully. Special Sales Most Multnomah books are available at special quantity discounts when purchased in bulk by corporations organizations and special interest groups Custom imprinting or excerpting can also be done to fit special needs For information please e mail specialmarketscms penguin m ocndmoa 1l r el har ouosc 800 603 1075

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