By March 11, 2010| While getting out of debt is a high biblical priority it is as much a wisdom issue as a righteousness one, and requires discernment and good strategy not just a single act of obedience.
Resources: Money and Giving
By March 11, 2010I would tithe on gifts and scholarships because they are true income. |
By March 11, 2010Ask yourself “Why am I in debt in the first place?” Is God responsible for my unwise or greedy decisions that may have put me there? And even if I’ve come into debt legitimately, isn’t my first debt to God? |
By March 11, 2010To say that churches should receive the firstfruits does NOT mean they should keep them. They should set the example for their people by giving more to missions and the poor than they keep. |
By March 11, 2010When asked “should we tithe on the gross or the net?” it’s appropriate to ask “What do we want to be blessed on, the gross or the net?” |
By March 11, 2010My stated belief on the tithe is that it is the training wheels of giving, merely a beginning point. As to whether it applies to Christians, the question is whether New Testament grace lowers the standards of giving or raises it. |
By March 8, 2010Resources for Teaching Middle School Students about Money, as well as High school small group curriculum titled “What’s God Got to Do with It?” |
By March 8, 2010Scripture to consider in preparing for the future, compiled by Randy Alcorn. |
By March 5, 2010This letter from a reader demonstrates how God can use Money, Possessions and Eternity to teach college students about money and giving. |
By March 5, 2010I did use the word “earn” in a few places in my books | Money, Possessions and Eternity and In Light of Eternity. But in its context in both books I used “earn” in the sense of a Christ-empowered obedience resulting in God graciously granting us the rewards he promises.