Archives for Financial Management God’s Way – Interactive Videos

Financial Management God’s Way – Session 11 – 3 of 12

To Obtain God’s Peace and Joy with Respect How does the world define financial freedom? And how does God define financial freedom? Many wealthy people have no peace in the area of finances. They are not financially free. They are stressed out by money-related problems such as where should I invest my money, what if I lose my money etc.
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 10 – 2 of 12

Can Money in and of itself be Corrupt or Evil? Some other spiritual problems that can give rise to financial problems would include covetousness, lack of contentment, greed, selfishness, and pride. Some Godly attitudes with respect to money and material things would include contentment, giving generously, unselfishness, thankfulness to God of course and humility.
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 9 – 2 of 7

Investment Principle What are some common Examples of Christians violating God’s Investment Principles? Common examples of Christians violating God’s investment principle often unknowingly includes the following: a) Investing in something to you don’t understand b) Using debt outside of God’s will c) Not diversifying one’s investments into 7 or 8 different to any particular market conditions d) Making hasty decision e) Investing with worldly motives
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 8 – 5 of 6

Do you have to be wealthy to experience God’s Joy and blessings from giving? And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own. 1 Corinthians 8:1-4
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 8 – 3 of 6

Have Eternal Perspective, Do Things that Count for Eternity Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 7 – 11 of 12

Circumstances Can Be Important But we need to consider the circumstances in conjunction with the following All decisions must be within God’s financial principles as outlined in the Bible. Asking God in prayer for His specific direction God did use circumstances, through the fleece, to specifically direct Gideon Our relationship with Christ is paramount
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 7 – 10 of 12

God’s Counsel Ways in which God can Instruct and Counsel us. God can provide peace or lack of peace regarding contemplated course of action God can, and often will instruct us and counsel us through His Word. God will speak to our hearts and minds via a “gentle whisper”. God can instruct us through Godly counsel. Jesus has promised my sheep hear my voice and I know them, and they follow me God can open and close doors according to His will
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 7 – 9 of 12

In What Ways Does God Instruct and Counsel Us? They were willing to obey God regardless of their own desires. John and Susan were willing to wait upon the Lord for His timing In faith, they trusted God’s counsel not to purchase a house when they wanted to They spend quality time in prayer, asking God for His wisdom and listening to God’s voice for God specific plan for their lives
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 6 – 8 of 8

Managing Money God’s Way The wise man saves for the future, but the foolish man spends whatever he gets. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 6 – 7 of 8

Learn and Implement God’s Word on Finances What things have Dave and Debbie done that is consistent with God’s Word? Please provide a reference scripture They have learned and implemented God’s word on finances (Joshua 1:8) They have developed and implemented a budget (Luke 14: 28-30) They prayed and asked God for His wisdom and His direction (James 1:5) They praise God for His wisdom, direction, and blessings. (Psalm 150:1-6) They have diligently followed up on applying biblical principles (Proverbs 21:5) They understand that they are stewards and are therefore managing God’s money God’s way. Haggai 2:8, Psalm 24:1,2)
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 6 – 2 of 8

Budgeting and Tracking our Expenses A budget is a tool that, if used properly, will be effective in planning your finances. Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, saying, This fellow began to build and was not able to finish. Luke 14:28-30
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Financial Management God’s Way – Session 5 – 10 of 15

The Borrower is a Servant to Lender At the beginning, what biblical principles did Ken and Shirley violate? They spent all of their income and did not save for future needs or emergencies. (Proverbs 21:20) They did not follow God’s directives for minimal debt. (Deut. 28: 1-44; Prov. 22:7) They did not honor God by giving the firstfruits to God’s work. (Prov. 3:9,10)
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