“Seeking Kingdom in a Sinking Culture”

M – The Master Issue – Whose money is it?

O – The Order Issue – What do I do with it?

N The Navigation Issue – Where do I start?

  1. Check the MAP    (Proverbs 27:23-24)

“Stewardship is the use of God-given resources for the accomplishment of God-given ________.”

God owns it all!  (Ps. 24:1; Mt. 25:14)

Discovering where you are _____________ you toward progress. i.e  Assets, Liabilities, Debts, etc.

Road to Financial Freedom:

Destination #1   Elevate your Giving Our highest financial priority should be to give at least  ______ of your income.

Destination #2   Establish Emergency Fund & Budget A Spending Plan brings ____________ to goals.

Destination #3   Eliminate Consumer Debt Steadily pay off the smallest to the largest debt.

Destination #4   Establish a “Cars for Cash” Account After you pay off your car debt, _______ the the same amount each month for next car.

Destination #5   Expand Emergency Reserve Fund Increase fund from $1000 to one month’s salary.

Destination #6   Establish Long-Term Investments You have to _______ the right to invest. (E. Pope)

Destination #7   Eliminate Home Mortgage  (Debt-free) ____________ your mortgage, has huge effects!!

“Be aware that perhaps the most common budget error is simple discouragement.” Larry Burkett

  1. Observe the ANT     (Proverbs 6:6-11)

What’s so “big” about the ANT:

  1. Works hard without a _________.
  2. Does __________ things first.
  3. Makes plans for the __________.
  4. Doesn’t expect applause.

A “sluggard” is a lazy person who lacks ___________. cf.  Prov. 13:4; 15:19; 19:15; 20:4; 22:13; 26:14-16

Practical Application:

  1. What’s your Ambition?  Kingdom & Righteousness?
  2. Who are you Accountable to?


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13 Money Madness (Prov 27_23-24; Ps 24_1; Mt 25_14; Prov 6_6-11)