What the Bible Says About Money - Over 100 Bible Verses on Money
What does the Bible really say about money? In 14 concise pages, What the Bible Says About Money gives you a good overview of the Bible's teachings about money, finances, stewardship and possessions. Discover dozens of God's promises about money and learn how he wants you to use the resources he has blessed you with. God is concerned about our faithfulness with what he has entrusted to us - whether it's a lot or a little. 14 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 38 inches long
Money is a big thing in the world's eye, but from God's view, it's a small thing. It's what we do with this small thing that makes a big, eternal difference. What the Bible Says About Money, page 1
Jesus tells us to invest in the kingdom of God so that we will find genuine treasures far better than the fleeting, insignificant riches of this world. What the Bible Says About Money asks you some thought-provoking questions so you can evaluate your feelings about money. The pamphlet then provides many different Old and New Testament verses so you can compare your feelings to what the Bible says about money.
The everyday choices I make regarding money will influence the very course of eternity.
Randy Alcorn, Christian author
What the Bible Says About Money covers topics such as-
Money for the Glory of God
God is the True Owner of Our Money
Faithfulness Will Be Rewarded
God's Agenda Matters More than Ours
God Gives Generously So We Can Give Generously
God Blesses His Children
Money's False Promises
Serving Money Takes Us Away from God
Different Attitudes Towards Money
Do's and Don'ts with Money
Chart: Money's False Promises vs. the Bible's Promises
Giving Makes Us Trust God
Giving Comes From Love
What the Bible Says About Money Study Questions for Personal or Group Use
Read panel 1. Looking at the graph at the bottom of panel 1, pick one area and describe your attitude toward money. How can a person "invest" in the kingdom of God and find better treasures than the world offers?
Read panel 2. Pick one verse from the top section and explain what it means to you. Pick a verse from the bottom section. How are we accountable to the Lord for using the money he has given to us?
Read panel 3 on "God's Agenda Matters More than Ours." A wise pastor once said, "Give me five minutes with a person's checkbook, and I will tell you where his heart is." What does your checkbook say about you?
Read panel 4 on "Blessings from God" and choose a verse that speaks to you. What promises does God give? What examples can be followed? What command is given?
Read panels 5-6 on the dangers of money. Explain how can money be dangerous. People often misquote the Bible saying "money is the root of all evil." But the Bible actually says, "The love of money is the root of all evil." What is the difference? Pick a verse out of the lower section of panel 5. Give an example from today's society of "money leading to destruction."
In panel 6, look at the chart comparing money's false promises with God's promises in the Bible. In your opinion, why is it so important not to base your security on money, success, and a good job?
Read the section "Why Give?" on panels 8-10. Pick two verses and explain why they are important to you. Why is giving so important?
Read the "Proverbs about Money" section (panel 11). Pick one and tell why it is important to you. What changes do you plan to make as a result of reading these passages?
Read "How to Honor God with Your Money." What is contentment and why is it important? Scripture often describes rich people as being spiritually poor. Why do you think this is so? What do wealthy Christians need to be aware of? Most people in Western countries have food, clean water, a sewer system that removes waste, and a roof over their head. But nearly 2.5 billion people in this world do not. Are you rich or poor? What does the Lord expect of you?
Spend some time thanking God for his faithfulness and provision. What three things are you grateful for today?
When and How to Use What the Bible Says About Money
Money management and other financial seminars
Bible studies on the early church and the Book of Acts (Acts 2)
Fruit of the Spirit teachings (goodness; faithfulness)
Paul's teachings in 2 Corinthians 8 (the Macedonian church gave to others, even though they had little themselves)
Teachings on the Old Testament Temple or the Tabernacle (these projects were funded by the generosity of the people)