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- Read, reflect, and discuss each of these passages addressing the biblical framework for wealth individually.
- Now: Take care of your household first. (Proverbs 22:7; Proverbs 21:20)
- Then: Look toward the future. (Proverbs 21:20; Proverbs 29:18)
- Us: Change your family tree. (Proverbs 13:22; Proverbs 15:22; Deuteronomy 30:19)
- Them: Chang the world for God’s glory. (Luke 10:30-35)
- As you reflect on these passages as a whole, what stands out the most to you? Why?
- As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
- difficult to grasp?
- What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
- How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?
- If time allows, read and discuss these passages from gotquestions.org.
- “The Christian view of wealth should be derived from the Scriptures. . . . God does not condemn anyone for having riches. Riches come to people from many sources, but He gives grave warnings to those who seek after them more than they seek after God and trust in them more than in God. His greatest desire is for us to set our hearts on things above and not on things on this earth. This may sound very high and unobtainable, but Paul wrote, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 NKJV). The secret is knowing Christ as Savior and allowing the Holy Spirit to conform our minds and heart to His (Romans 12:1-2). “ How should a Christian view wealth?