The Bible says that Solomon was the richest man who ever lived and also the wisest ever to live (1 Kings 4:31). I think that makes him qualified to give some financial advice
For all the encouraging tithing testimonies that I hear from readers, I occasionally get people emailing or commenting something like this: “Tithing didn’t work for me” “I tithed for a while, but didn’t see results” “I quit tithing because I didn’t notice any change” I have wanted to write this article for a while addressing this, […]
All about tithing in the new testament… Some say it was only an Old Testament Law that doesn’t need to be followed as believers under the New Covenant. And some say that it is just a relevant to New Testament Christians as it was in the Old Covenant. This is what the Bible says about Tithing…
First off, I am fully aware that most people will go their entire lives without taking a month-long sabbatical, let alone taking an entire Sabbatical year. I am also aware that many people feel stuck or trapped with work to a point that they can’t even imagine taking off more than a week – I […]
I can still remember exactly where I was standing in the middle of that field when He dropped it on my heart. I was in my secret place (that wasn’t really that secret). It was technically a construction site for an upcoming phase in our subdivision high up on a hill. For whatever reason development […]
So if we think of “wealth” in terms of amenities and luxuries rather than the number on our bank statement, I would say we are doing pretty good.
As I was staring at this tree I began to realize that trees grow slowly. You plant a seed for a tree and it takes a while to sprout and takes a while to grow to a decent size.Grass and even plants, on the other hand, grow a lot faster. They sprout up quickly and sometimes you can even notice growth one day to the next. I have been enjoying watching this rapid growth with all of the plants in my vegetable garden.
Bad days are inevitable. They happen to everyone. But, there are things you can do to make them better. Here are a few of my favorite ways to turn a bad day around…
Ironically, many children raised in wealth demonstrate the same tendencies as those who are raised in extreme poverty: depression, despair, attempted suicide, drug and alcohol use, and shoplifting. Why this behavior? The parents, who are way too busy making money, sacrifice meaningful time with their children.
Bad Days. We all have them. Thankfully we also have the Word of God to turn to on days that just seem too hard to handle. I love that, don’t you? The next time a bad day rears its ugly head, meditate on these 10 verses and be reminded of how much God cares for you! Philippians […]
Who doesn’t want to be more loving, joyful, at peace, patient, kind, full of goodness, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled? Each of those are the fruit that the Bible says we should be bearing (John 15:16). I know I would love to see each one of those more in my own life – wouldn’t you? So, what do we need to do to bear more fruit?
Money is amoral, neither good or bad; how we handle it is the challenge. Therefore, we shouldn’t be surprised if a holy God wants to use money to guide us, challenge us, and improve us.
Let’s face it. If you live in America, you are rich. Sure, there are exceptions like those who can’t afford food or shelter, but generally speaking, if you compare yourself to others around the world, you are filthy rich…
There is no better way to start your day off right than to be guided by the word of God. Beginning your day in the word, is the best way to have a great day. We have compiled a few of our favorite Bible Verses to help you start your day on the right path. Enjoy! […]
In my high school years, I gave up sports for a different activity – Bible Quiz. For those who have never heard of Bible Quiz, it’s an activity in the AG churches that brings together youth to quiz them on different books of the Bible each year. Yes, it sounds dorky, but we ended up memorizing over 2,000 verses that sharpened our minds and strengthened our faith!
Before you begin your journey to get out of debt, it is important to know what the Bible says about debt. You can then use these truths to build your faith since faith comes by hearing the word. Once you have a solid understanding of what God has to say about the issue, then you can boldly pray about your debt in faith.
So you want to learn how to quit spending more money than you make? Here are a few ideas that have helped me…
It is difficult to make a list of the best Bible verses – I mean they are all great – right? But, I decided to compile a list of the most famous Bible verses and here they are…
Everyone needs a bit of encouragement from time to time. Thankfully, the Bible is full of encouraging verses! Even in the midst of the “financial crisis” that we are in the middle of, we can remain hopeful and encouraged if we keep trusting in God. I have found that the key is to finding specific Bible verses and meditating on them. According to the Word, this is how faith comes. The more we soak up the truth of God’s Word, the more assured we become that He really is going to take care of us!
Have you ever wondered how setting a goal and following God’s will can co-exist? After all, what is the point setting a goal that isn’t what God is wanting for us?