Mid-week Stewardship Thought

Take Control of your Money

Much of life revolves around money. Patrick Morley, in his book the Man in the Mirror, describes the effect that money has on us: “Money is intoxicating. It is an opiate that addicts as easily and as completely as the iron grip of alcohol or narcotics. Its power to change us is close to that of Jesus Christ. Money possesses the power to rule our lives, not for good and forever as Christ; but to lure us, like a moth, too close to the flame until, finally our wings are set ablaze.”

In the book Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Rev. Randy Alcorn we read, “If we wish to think about money and possessions as the world thinks, we need do absolutely nothing. Conformity is as natural as swimming downstream. But if we wish to think about money and possessions as God does, it is quite a different matter. The transformation required for such a thing simply can’t be gained from the Wall Street Journal or USA Today. The one exclusive source that will give us God’s perspective on money is His revealed Word.” With God’s wisdom and strength, you can take control of your money.

Prayer: Lord, thank you for the money that you have given me. Help me to faithful with my money and all things. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

Blessings on your stewardship journey!

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bobherring2009

Living in north central Arkansas among the trees and lakes serving the Lord in one of His churches. A lifelong Lutheran who cares greatly about God's Church. Recently married and enjoying life with my dear wife. Many interests--St. Louis Cardinals, NASCAR, and the St. Louis Blues!

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