November 12, 2023 AM
(#2 in series)
This is Gospel Living: The Gospel and Finances
What is a biblical understanding of the gospel?
The gospel is the good news of God’s design, sin’s intrusion, and Christ’s solution for human flourishing.
The gospel message emphasizes __ with God, sacrificial giving, __ through actions, repentance of sin, the necessity of __, and God’s path for human flourishing.
What is a biblical understanding of finances?
- God owns __.
(Psalm 24:1; Haggai 2:8; 1 Chronicles 29:11; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
- God blesses us with __ , resources, and the ability to make money.
(Deuteronomy 8:18; 1 Chronicles 29:11-12)
- We are __ of what God has entrusted to us.
(1 Corinthians 4:2; Luke 16:11)
The first statement is about __.
(Who owns the things in my possession?)
The second statement is about __.
(How did I acquire the things in my possession?)
The third statement is about __.
(What am I to do with the things in my possession?)
Key Thought: The gospel challenges our __ and realigns our __. Each part has major stewardship implications.
Challenges our perspective of…
Realigns our priorities from…
- __ to generous
- Temporal to eternal
- Our __ to God’s mission