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Two Ways to Get Riches

beware of the way that leads to destruction
When it comes to getting rich, many people are advised to do whatever it takes to get what they want. Instead of patiently handling their affairs with integrity, they hastily overcome obstacles with deceit and corruption in an effort to gain wealth and social status.

Learning to Value God’s Word Above Riches

a testimony from the 2009 National Bible Bee champion
$100,000! Really?!

Understanding Financial Freedom

discover God’s plan for money
True financial freedom involves understanding and applying God’s principles for handling money. God’s Word mentions money more than eight hundred times—God is serious about teaching us the right way to handle money.

Self-Rejection Can Lead to Financial Troubles

a husband’s actions and a wife’s responses
When a man struggles with self-rejection or a sense that his wife is rejecting him, his attitudes affect every aspect of his life, including his marriage and finances.

Immorality Can Lead to Financial Troubles

a husband’s actions and a wife’s responses
A couple who is struggling financially should look beyond the numbers and discern if there are other issues that need to be resolved. For example, when a man struggles with moral impurity, his bondage to sin affects every aspect of his life, including his marriage and finances.

Compromise Destroys a Good Name

a challenge to live with integrity
A good name may come under attack at any time: accusations arise, pressures build, and crises happen. However, difficult circumstances alone cannot destroy a name. These challenges provide opportunities to demonstrate inner character qualities or reveal the lack thereof.

Evidences of Financial Bondage

identifying pressures that arise from the love of money
Whether through inner struggles with covetousness, small purchases beyond our income, or overwhelming pressure from debts, we’ve all felt the lure of greed. A person encounters significant difficulties if he places a greater value on money than he should.

Get the Best Buy

carefully evaluate each purchase
Financial responsibility requires that we consider the value of money, prepare a sensible budget, and make wise investments. When the time comes to make a purchase, don’t be swept away with clever advertisements that fuel a desire to get more and better things.

Common Hazards in the Insurance Market

prepare to make wise decisions
The basic concept behind insurance is sharing the loss of another and being supported when you face loss. In itself, this is a sound Scriptural principle. “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ” (Galatians 6:2).

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