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What If There Isn't Enough? (6 of 11)
Dr. Larry Osborne
These are scary times financially. Some of us look ahead and worry how we'll pay the rent, mortgage or grocery bill. Others of us have no worry about putting food on the table, but panic over having fewer zeros in the bank account. To all of this God says, "I've got an answer." Today we'll explore that answer.
Philippians 4:11-12/ Hebrews 13:5-6 and 1 Timothy 6:6/ Proverbs 23:4-5/ Ecclesiastes 5:10-11
A life free from excessive worry about money.
A life free from the endless pursuit of money.
Starts With How We Think
1. Money is not an accurate measure of God's favor.
1 Timothy 6:5-10/ James 2:5/ Matthew 19:24/ Job 1-2
2. Never let net worth determine self worth.
1 Timothy 6:17/ James 1:9-10
3. Never assume money equals security.
1 Timothy 6:17/ Luke 12:15-21/ Proverbs 11:28/ Proverbs 18:11-12
4. Never confuse stinginess with stewardship.
1 Timothy 6:18-19/ Proverbs 11:24-26 and Proverbs 28:27
Flows Out Of What We Do
1. Get the facts.
Proverbs 27:23-27/ Proverbs 19:2-3
2. Eat what you kill.
Proverbs 21:17/ Proverbs 12:9/ Proverbs 22:7
3. Save some for tomorrow.
Proverbs 21:20/ Proverbs 13:22
4. Share some today.
Proverbs 3:9-10/ Ephesians 4:28/ 1 Timothy 6:18-19
TAKING IT HOME
Focusing on what God has given us is one way we can increase our level of contentment no matter what situation we find ourselves in. Take a minute and think about what God has provided for you relationally, materially, and spiritually. Spend some time thanking Him for these things. ...
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