Bible Summary. The Bible does sanction the lending of money. The Bible does not sanction lending money with interest to the poor. The Bible teaches us that lending should be fair and it should not be an object of extortion and greed. The Bible tells us that we should lend to those who are in … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Lending?
Bible Summary. Church offerings and alms giving must not be motivated by pride or the desire for recognition. Christians should be known for their good works and alms giving just as Jesus is known for his good works. By sacrificing something we hold valuable such as our money or our time, we are acknowledging that … Continue reading What the Bible Says About Alms Giving
Bible Summary. The Lord’s sheep who under the protection of their shepherd are powerful and can take on any challenge in this world. Be a good sheep of God, our shepherd. Those who act as young lions will go their own way and will go hungry. God desires for all of us to rely on … Continue reading Rely On God And You Will Not Lack
Bible Summary. The Bible tells us of the three aspects of prosperity that include material prosperity, good health, and the spiritual prosperity. A key component of the Prosperity Gospel is that Jesus is our source of an abundant and prosperous life. Jesus desires to prosper us because he loves us and to glorify God. If … Continue reading The Biblical Basis for the Prosperity Gospel
Bible Summary. In most cases, the root of the problem of inadequacy is that our feelings of inadequacy are based on us measuring ourselves against the wrong rules or the rules of yesteryear. We will continue to feel inadequate if we are not fulfilling our real purpose in life. If we have a relationship with … Continue reading Answers to Feelings of Being Inadequate
Bible Summary. God has a plan for all of us to have abundance. If we are in relationship with God, He will take care of all of our needs. When we are in an abiding relationship with God, we can ask what we will and it will be done to us. God has given the … Continue reading Abide In Truth And Abundance Will Come
Bible Summary. For those who put all their faith in corruptible, material things, they will be disappointed. Money becomes a corrupting influence when we just accumulate money and riches for its own sake. The love of money compels us to take advantage of our neighbor at every turn. Money, riches, and the “good life” can … Continue reading The Corrupting Influence of Money and Material Goods
Bible Summary. Money is good, but the love of money is bad. The Bible tells us that the love of money is the root of all evil. For those that love money above all else, they will have no peace in life. Loving money as a end it itself is a false delusion that results … Continue reading Loving Money Is Bad. Here’s Why
Bible Summary. The origin and definition of the word tithe is derived from the Hebrew word, “aser” meaning ten. Many of the hundreds of laws given down from God to Moses are related to tithes and offerings. Another aspect or definition of tithe is a reverent and willing response to give a portion of your … Continue reading What is the Definition of Tithing?
Bible Summary. The Bible sanctions usury (lending with interest), but the Bible disallows it when it comes to the poor. The Bible tells us that we should not lend and charge interest to people who we have a personal relationship with such as family or friends. The Bible tells us that usury, lending with interest, … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Usury and Lending?