Pastor Michael Todd continues the ‘Easy Money’ series. This week’s sermon focuses on how people mismanage their money due to poor stewardship. If your money seems to come and go, and you never know where it goes then this sermon may just be the one to help you get your finances in order.
As always listen for yourself and see what stands out, below are a few notes.
- Your heart follows your treasure
- Money follows mastery
- Money requires management
- Management checks motives
- Motives determine multiplication
- Multiplication blesses many others
- Money doesn’t just follow mastery.
- Money follows management.
- You get more money when you get more management
- More money without management is misery
- 1. Seek first: Kingdom thinking
- 2. Sow frequently: trusting 38:02
- 3. Spend feasibly: tracking
- 4. Save fundamentally: timing
- 5. Secure the future: transferring
- 6. Savor fully: Tasting
- 7. Separate the forbidden: tithing
- Don’t rob God of an opportunity to bless you
- The tithe is a test
- The tithe is the first
- Tithing is biblical
- I always lose what I mismanage
Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. (Proverbs 11:4)
“Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag,[each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. (Matthew 25: 14-15)
The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it. (Proverbs 10:22)
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33)
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. (Proverbs 9:10)
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. (2 Corinthians 9:10)
“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 to finish.’ (Luke 14:28-30)
A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. (Proverbs 13:22)