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God's Treasury Department (11 of 16)
Series: The Constitution of Christianity
Pastor Steve N. Wagers
Matthew 6: 19-24
1. The Destination for Stored Treasures!
A) Vulnerability of that which is Passing
B) Durability of that which is Permanent
2. The Communication of Secret Treasures!
A) The Desire of our Hearts
B) The Depravity of our Hearts
3. The Obligation to Single Treasures!
A) An Allegiance that cannot be Divided
B) An Alliance that cannot be Denied
The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Treasury Department is part of the Executive Branch, and was established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue. The Department is administered by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is a member of the Cabinet.
The first Secretary of the Treasury was Alexander Hamilton, who was sworn into office on September 11, 1789.
The Treasury Department is responsible for:
Managing Federal finances;
Collecting taxes, duties and monies paid to and due to the U.S. and paying all bills of the U.S.;
Currency and coinage;
Managing Government accounts and the public debt;
Supervising national banks and thrift institutions;
Advising on domestic and international financial, monetary, economic, trade and tax policy;
Enforcing Federal finance and tax laws;
Investigating and prosecuting tax evaders, counterfeiters, and forgers.
The God who owns it all has His own Treasury Department. It is not a government run department, it is a God run department. It is not a member of the Executive Branch, but it is a member of the Eternal Branch.
Jesus talked more about money and possessions than any other subject. 15% of everything Jesus said is devoted to money and possessions. He has the exclusive right to talk about the subject since He is the Creator and Owner of it all.
Money is important to God because He GIVES it. Money i ...
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