On Sundays I like to write on what the Bible says about money. This week’s Bible and money focus is on 1 Timothy 6:17-19: Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good … [Read more...] about 1 Timothy 6:17-19 – Be Rich in Good Deeds
The Bible and Money
Each week here at Money Wise Pastor, I share my perspective on Bible verses that talk about money. This week’s “Bible and money” focus is on Luke 10:38-42, where Jesus teaches Mary and Martha and the disciples a lesson in ministry and money motivation... "As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. … [Read more...] about When You Should Check Your Money Motivation
Last week our church experienced a $1.6 million miracle, and I was reminded of an important truth: The God who gives the vision makes the provision. Back in November, our lead pastor asked the congregation to pray for courage and boldness for him and for our church, because he sensed God was calling us to do something new and big, but he knew it would be risky (it might not … [Read more...] about The God Who Gives the Vision Makes the Provision
Happy Valentines Day! Did you get a card or gift for your bank account? I hope not! But some people might as well because of their love of money. Two Bible verses about love...of money...have been on my mind over the last few days. Appropriate, for Valentines Day, I suppose. “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has … [Read more...] about Valentines Day Love…of Money?
Each week here at Money Wise Pastor, I share my perspective on Bible verses that talk about money. This week's "Bible and money" focus is on Proverbs 27:23-27. It's a passage that talks about flocks and herds. So what does it have to do with money? "Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; for riches do not endure forever, … [Read more...] about Bible and Money: Proverbs 27:23-27 Stewardship Lesson from a Shepherd