Mark 12:30–31 (ESV)
30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
31 The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
- God’s Money handled God’s Way brings blessing.
- Money buys stuff to fill your life.
- God gives life and fills it with satisfaction.
Proverbs 22:7 (ESV)
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.
Galatians 5:1 (MSG)
Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.
Three steps to take your stand against debt slavery:
STEP ONE: LEARN TO HATE DEBT
STEP TWO: START A DEBT SNOWBALL
#1 Take inventory of your debts.
#2 Go after the smallest bill first.
#3 Live on purpose.
Proverbs 13:4 (CEV)
4 No matter how much you want, laziness won’t help a bit, but hard work will reward you with more than enough.
STEP THREE: GIVE FREELY
Proverbs 11:24 (NLT)
24 Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.