When the apostle Paul was taking up a collection for the suffering believers who lived in Jerusalem, he presented the Corinthians with two examples of generous giving. First, he used the example of the Macedonian churches – Philippi, Berea & Thessaloniki – who gave out of their poverty. They gave generously, even though they had very little to meet their own physical needs. Following Jesus came at a high cost for these churches: they suffered greatly because of their faith, and yet they remained faithful to the Lord. Losing the World’s Goods,......