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What Does the Bible Say About Comparison?

what does the bible say about comparison

We know comparison isn’t godly, yet it’s so difficult to avoid. It seems like it’s gotten more out of control with the rise of social media and our constant exposure to ads and TV. It’s gone far beyond a friendly rival with your neighbor; in fact “keeping up with the Joneses” sounds kind of like […]

Ask Chuck: 6 Lessons On Finances from Proverbs 31

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Dear Chuck, In reading Proverbs 31, I was struck by the number of financial lessons in the passage. What wisdom can you shed on the financial principles in that passage and how they apply to us today? Aspiring to Proverbs 31   Dear Aspiring to Proverbs 31, Thanks for your insights and question. I feel […]

What Does the Bible Say About Giving? 6 Lessons From The Old Testament

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Being generous is about more than just giving money away. The Bible has a lot to say about giving and generosity, but the account of Abram in Genesis 12-14 provides six examples of generosity that we can put into practice right now. 1. Care For Those In Need Around You Abram cared for his orphaned […]

4 Reasons Godly Stewardship is Important

4 reasons godly stewardship is important

Many people have a misunderstanding of what it means to be a steward. It’s not just getting out of debt and sticking to a budget. It’s much more than just writing a tithe check every month. Living as a steward means surrendering your finances to God and recognizing yourself as a manager, not owner, of […]

How to Pass the True Money Test

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I did not enjoy taking tests in school. There were some students that eagerly welcomed the opportunity to showcase their knowledge, but tests typically made me nervous. As a student, I saw a test as a way to prove to the teacher what I had learned. The number of correct and incorrect answers I gave […]

Why Financial Fidelity Matters in Marriage

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Have you ever lied to your spouse about a purchase or hidden money? A poll from the National Endowment for Financial Education found that 2 in 5 Americans admit to lying about or withholding money information from their partner. USA Today reports that 15 million people have admitted to hiding financial information from their spouse, […]

Financial Lessons from the Widow and the Oil

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Have you ever been faced with an impossible financial situation? Maybe you had an overwhelming amount of debt and no way to pay it off. Perhaps you were diligently trying to save and budget wisely but a medical emergency wiped all your careful planning out. Maybe it wasn’t one “big” thing, but an accumulation of […]