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May 11, 2008 | Lance Hahn

Proverbs - Part 9

God’s Economic Stimulus Plan
Series – Pt. 9
5/10/08-5/11/08
Selected Proverbs
Handling Money Wisely

“The dead take to the grave, clutched in their hands only what they have given away.”  DeWitt Wallace

“If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area of his life.” Billy Graham

“Giving from the heart breaks the power of money, because the giver must first acknowledge the true Owner of the money and see himself or herself as merely a manager of those finances.”  Ron Blue

“Money has demonically usurped the role in modern society which the Holy Spirit is to have in the Church.” Thomas Merton

“Money has the power, the spiritual power, to win our hearts.  Behind our coins and dollar bills or whatever material form we choose to give our money are spiritual forces.” Richard Foster


_______ is both a ___________ Test & a Tangible ___________

Outline
What God Does
•    Giving to God First – Prov 3:9-10
•    Wisdom’s Financial Benefit – Prov 8:18; 15:6; 24:3-4
•    Contentment & Peace – Prov 10:22; 13:25; 15:16-17; 23:4-5; 30:7-9
What Money Does
•    The Facts of Wealth – Prov 14:20; 19:4, 6-7; 22:7
•    Limits of What Money Can Do – Prov 11:4, 28; 17:16; 22:2; 27:20; 28:11; 29:13
•    Liability of Wealth – Prov 13:8; 18:11
•    Greed – Prov 11:26; 15:27; 28:20, 22, 25
What We Must Do
•    Honesty – Prov 13:7
•    Saving – Prov 13:11, 22; 20:21; 21:20
•    Generosity – Prov 3:27-28; 11:24-25; 19:17; 21:13; 22:9; 28:27

Series Information