Sermon Notes 2023 11 12 AM

November 12, 2023 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#2 in series)

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This is Gospel Living: The Gospel and Finances


Various Passages


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…

  • __
  • Contentment
  • Self-__
  • Home
  • __


Realigns our priorities from…

  • __ to generous
  • Temporal to eternal
  • Our __ to God’s mission