Sunday November 23rd Services – Grace Life

How to Be Financially Successful p2 – Spend Responsibly

Matthew 6:25-34

Service: Sunday Morning

Date: November 23, 2008

Preacher: Jeff Noblit

A. The Sin Behind Irresponsible Spending: Greed

B. Damage of the Sin of Greed

1. Testimony

2. Family

3. Health

4. Friendships

C. Wealth does not equal Greed; Poor can have the Sin of Greed

Guidelines for Responsible Spending

1. Give tithe and offering first – Matthew 6:21; Luke 12:15.

2. Little or no debt for depreciating items. Proverbs 22:7

3. Husband over finances. He will be held responsible.

4. No credit debt.

5. Use a budget – Proverbs 21:5

6. Discuss purchases above a set amount with Spouse.

7. Keep a record of purchases and evaluate.

8. Buy clothes off season.

9. Plan meals monthly.

10. Get a family financial checkup.

Sustaining Faith

Jonah 2:1-10

Service: Sunday Evening

Date: November 23, 2008

Preacher: Jeff Noblit

Future Grace

Fertilize the seeds of sustaining Faith – Romans 12:3;

Jonah 1:17 – an appointed fish

Germinate the seeds of sustaining Faith – Jonah prays to the Lord

Flourishing of the Faith – Jonah 2:7; 2 Corinthians 1:15; 2:16

Accepts God’s purposes – Jonah 2:3

It will work out.

It will work out for God’s glory.

It will work out for my good.

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