Tag Archives: biblical money management

5 Practical Steps to Prepare for Difficult Times (or the End Times Whichever Comes First)

Therefore when you see the ‘abomination of desolation’ spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (whoever reads, let him understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take anything out of his house. And let him

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How Can You Not Tithe?

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops. – Proverbs 3:9 NIV Imagine that your wealthy best friend has just given you $1,000,000!  No strings attached.  All your friend asks is that you give $100,000 of it to a mutual friend.  Would you stop for even a second and say, “I

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What is my Net Worth? (Net Worth vs. True Worth)

What is my Net Worth? Your net worth is simply what you have less what you owe.  To calculate your net worth, start by adding up all of your assets.  Your assets include such things as: Cash / money in checking and savings accounts Investments (stocks, bonds, treasuries, precious metals, etc.) Retirement account balances Money

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Slave No Longer: 5 Step Debt Reduction Plan

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. – Proverbs 22:7 Question:  What was easy to get into but feels all but impossible to get out of? Answer: That’s right – debt.  More specifically, credit card debt.  If you’re like most Americans who have a credit card, you carry

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Deliberate Generosity

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.  Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things

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Work / Life Balance: A Christian Perspective

If you are like most men I know, you are constantly trying to balance your priorities at work with your time at home.  I am blessed to have a wife and two pre-teen children and there is no one I would rather spend time with than them. Thankfully, my kids are still at an age where

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Where Did All My Money Go? (Budgeting Basics)

Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?  For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule you,  saying, ‘This person began to build and wasn’t able

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