Money Management 7: Sunday Selah

Money Management Day 7: Sunday Selah And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:19, ESV) As we made our way through this study about money management, we can appreciate all that we have been blessed with in our lives. Yes, there are material blessings, but the true gift of God came through the giving of His only Son on the cross. It…

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Money Management 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate

Money Management Day 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate Let’s think on these portions of Scripture as we consider the next steps in the management of our money… No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money. (Matthew 6:24, ESV) Do not lay up for yourselves treasures…

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Money Management 5: Saving and Investing

Money Management Day 5: Saving and Investing But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. (1 Timothy 5:8, ESV) Go to the ant, O sluggard: consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest. (Proverbs 6:6-8, ESV)…

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Money Management 4: Dealing with Debt

Money Management Day 4: Dealing with Debt The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender. (Proverbs 22:7, ESV) The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives. (Psalm 37:21, ESV) It can be difficult to see coworkers, neighbors, or friends have a seemingly endless stream of new cars, designer clothes, luxurious vacations, new gaming systems, and whatever else rolling…

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Money Management 3: Giving

Money Management Day 3: Giving Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce. (Proverbs 3:9, ESV) The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:6-7, ESV) So, when you give…

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Money Management 2: Potential Pitfalls of Money

Money Management Day 2: Potential Pitfalls of Money For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. (1 Timothy 6:10, ESV) Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. (Proverbs 13:11, ESV) “In today's regulatory environment, it's virtually impossible to violate rules...but it's…

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Money Management 1: Whose Money Is This?

Money Management Day 1: Whose Money Is This? The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein. (Psalm 24:1, ESV) Beware lest you say in your heart, “My power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.” You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to…

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Sunday Selah

I Am Day 1: Sunday Selah Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2, ESV) As we made our way through the study of the “I Am” sayings of the Lord Jesus, we can appreciate that the Lord Jesus was exactly who He claimed…

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I Am 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate

I Am Day 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate Let’s think on these portions of Scripture as we remember the I Am…  “Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad.” So the Jews said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?”  Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” (John 8:56-58, ESV) Then Jesus, knowing all that would…

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I Am 5: I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

I Am Day 5: I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:5-6, ESV) Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say…

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