Unplug From Overspending 02 Dec 18

(Message 1) How do we keep from overspending this Christmas? It starts with examining our motives for spending in the first place. Join us as discover how to unplug from overspending this Christmas. #christmasunplugged

Why do we overspend at Christmas?

  • We love to shop
  • We want to be accepted and admired


The solution for overspending:

  1. Discipline
  2. Contentment


3 Christmas Rules:

  1. Don’t go into debt trying to show people how much you love them.
  2. Don’t go visit your family if it compromises your mental health.
  3. If someone comments on your weight… eat them.


  1. Read Proverbs 23:4; 2 Corinthians 9:7; Proverbs 21:20; 1 Timothy 6:6; Philippians 4:11b-13; John 4:13-14. As you reflect on these verses, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  2. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    1. helpful?
    2. insightful?
    3. difficult to grasp?
    4. challenging?
  3. What do the passages or the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  4. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?


What does the Bible say about managing your finances?



Troy Knight

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