Sunday, December 4

Tag: steward

Financial Life

Oiling the Wheels of Life

Luke 16:9-13 NLT 9 I tell you, use your worldly resources to benefit others and make friends. In this way, your generosity stores up a reward for you in heaven. Make friends – be generous with what you have, a gift makes room for you in someone's world 10 "Unless you are faithful in small matters, you won't be faithful in large ones. If you cheat even a little, you won't be honest with greater responsibilities. The small counts - well its just a 'white lie', 'they will never miss it' - the problem with this is there is then no guarantee how you will react in a more significant situation when under pressure. A character flaw has already been sown. Show integrity in the small matters then you have a character that is more likely to handle the big and pressured matters well too. 11 And i
Financial Life

Financial Wisdom

And the Lord said, "Who then is that faithful and wise steward"  Luke 12:42 A few financial health steps for you, I trust it helps: Step one: Budget well Document your exact income and expenses.  Put your expenses in priority order, the important ones first - tithe, housing, food.  Be tough when defining what your needs are compared to your desires. If in debt and your debt repayments take more than 20% of your net monthly income, take serious steps to cut back. Step two: Be disciplined To live to your budget and live inside your income. Step three: Watch your daily spending If it helps take cash out at the start of each week (give your credit cards to family or friends, or cut them up if they cause you problems). Pay all your utility bills by direct debit. This forces a routine. Ste