God paid a great price for you. So don’t become slaves of anyone else. 1 Corinthians 7:23
Archives for March 2008
Read today over at Pilgrim Scribblings: So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. – 2 Corinthians 9:7 A Sunday school teacher asked her eight eager ten-year-olds if they would give $1,000,000 to the missionaries. “YES!” they all screamed. “Would you […]
Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless. Ecclesiastes 5:10
Be generous, and someday you will be rewarded. Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Ecclesiastes 11:1
Using My Parents Insurance Agent This past January I learned a costly lesson when it comes to insurance rates, and the dangers of not continually checking your rates to make sure you’re getting the best possible deal. I had been with the same insurance company for the past 10-15 years. It was my dad’s insurance […]
Good will come to him who is generous and lends freely, who conducts his affairs with justice. Psalm 112:5 You’ll always sleep better at night knowing that you’ve dealt fairly and generously with others. Sometimes nothing is better than helping out a neighbor in need.
Every other week my wife and I attend a church small group with about 6-7 other young married couples. Every time we meet it is at a different couple’s house, and that couple makes a meal for everyone. Last week our friends Jason and Erin hosted the meal and made a delicious wild rice salad. […]
I was over at MSN Money today reading some “money hacks”, and I thought several of them were quite useful. I thought I’d share some of them here with you, and maybe even add a couple of my own. So without further ado, here are some money hacks from MSN that you can make use […]
Whatever your hand finds to do, do with all your might… Ecclesiastes 9:10, NIV This verse goes along with another saying that I know I’ve heard before, I think from my father: If you’re going to do something, do it well. Give it your all! There are a multitude of verses in the bible talking […]
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. Proverbs 6:6-8 This verse talks about the value of hard work, planning ahead and saving for when times get tough. Just as […]
He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. Proverbs 13:20-22 Lots of good stuff in today’s verses. […]
Interest rates have been dropping lately thanks to moves by Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, but what do the lower interest rates mean for you? Lower mortgage rates: At 5.67% in February (plus an average 0.4 percentage point), the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was near a four-year low. Credit card rates: Variable interest […]
As we get further into 2008, and the financial woes from the credit crunch and the housing bust start to loom a bit bigger, most people are finally beginning to accept the fact that we are headed into a recession. The disagreement comes when you start talking about how long the recession is going to […]
In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked. Proverbs 15:6 When you get your income through illicit means, trouble often follows. Be righteous in all your dealings, and you won’t have to worry about things coming back to bite you in the end.