God is our Passion, Ward-Off Debt (Proverbs 22:26-27)

Do your liabilities outweigh your assets? When we are wise and generous in heart, we ward-off debt. Borrowing is not prohibited in Scriptures. We are merely reminded that we will have to repay the debt. However, surety – borrowing more than our means to repay – is to be avoided as if it were the […]

God is our Passion, Waive in Three Directions (Give to our Children)

Have you given any thought to preparing a will? Most of us don’t think much about this necessary task, assuming that it can be done later when we are old. Now, here’s a deeper question, and the answer might sting a bit. How often do you intentionally invest wisdom into your children? When asked what […]

God is our Passion, Waive in Three Directions (Give to the Poor)

What percentage of your time, talent, or treasure do you give to those in need? Solomon communicated that whether or not we give to the poor depends on our passion for God: “He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God” (Proverbs 14:31). He went […]

God is our Passion, Waive in Three Directions (Give to God)

When we live and give with a wise and generous heart, we send money out in a fashion that says to the world, “God is our Passion.” Solomon said, “Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for: through the fear of the LORD a man avoids evil” (Proverbs 16:6). Love, faithfulness, and the fear of […]

God is our Provider, Weigh Relationships > Remuneration (Proverbs 11:24-26)

When you earn money, do your actions demonstrate that you most value people or profit? In the third characteristic of a wise and generous heart, Solomon noted that we should weigh relationships greater than remuneration in order for resources to come in as God intended. Solomon witnessed how generosity multiplied wealth, yet greed perpetuated scarcity. […]