What’s your greatest financial fear?
We all have fears. Maybe it’s losing a job, becoming disabled, or incapable of working. It might be bankruptcy, making a late mortgage payment, or children mismanaging money. Perhaps you’re facing a financial nightmare right now. Are you ready to face your financial fear and get rid of it once and for all? Listen to Paul’s advice to Timothy: “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7)
There are 3 lessons here for all of us. First, the financial fear you have is not coming from God. Got that? Second, that fear is a demonic force that’s keeping you in bondage: locked up, paralyzed, and enslaved to worry, doubt, and anxiety. Number three, God has given you power, love, and self-discipline. These three things, power, love, and self-discipline are what you need to overcome any financial challenge you may face.
Isn’t that wonderful? God’s power, God’s unconditional love, and the self-discipline that He gives us through His Spirit. Take the fear or financial challenge you face and put this verse into action. Ask God to give you His power to fight the battle. Rely on Him to get you through this. Exercise self-control with a plan to manage your finances. Then rest in the ever-present love of God to escape your fears. 2021 can be the year you conquer financial fear.
Perhaps credit card debt is your greatest fear. If so, I recommend Christian Credit Counselors. They can create a debt management plan just for you. For more information call the Crown Helpline: 800-722-1976 or online at crown.org/ccc.