Sermon June 2, 2013 Scriptural Values that Guide Our Use of Money

 

Part 2 of 2 -  Pastor Bert

Making is Necessary .... Saving is Wise... Giving is Better...


Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, o sluggard;
consider her ways, and be wise.

I. Don’t ___________ because of ___________


2 Th. 3:10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not

work, neither should he eat.

II. Healthy Self Worth Won’t Come from the ___________


1 Pet. 3:3 Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive

jewelry, or beautiful clothes. 4 You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that

comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.

The real measure of our wealth is how much we’d be worth if we lost all our money. J.H. Jowett.

 

Ill. Love ___________ Not Money


Matt. 6:24 “No one can serve two masters, …You cannot serve God and money.
1 Tim. 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.

IV. Don’t Underestimate the Effects of___________, ___________ Activity, and___________

 

Matt 6:20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not

destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.

 

V. Be ___________ with ___________

 

1 Tim. 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

VI. Treat Little with ___________


Matt. 25:21 “The master was full of praise. ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have

been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities.

Let’s celebrate together!’


VII. Slavery is Hard to Bear - Pay Your ___________


Rom. 13:8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for

he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law.

VIII. ___________ Days Will Come

Gen. 41:49 Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain,

IX. Don’t Neglect Your Own ___________

1 Tim. 5:8 If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate

family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

X. Use Your Work to ___________ and not to ___________


Eph. 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands

the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.