Our talents, our gifts, and our resources are what God uses to bring about God’s will on earth. Not at the expense of the most vulnerable brothers and sisters, but out of the abundance that so many of us experience. God is faithful and there is enough for everyone when we learn to share.
John Wesley believed that life, all of it, is a gift to be given away. He is credited with saying, “Earn all you can, save all you can, give all you can.” To Wesley, the third of these gave meaning to the other two. Giving is an opportunity to put one’s resources at the disposal of the Kingdom.