Summary: God promise us to provide your financial needs so you never have to worry on it. He also promise take care of you!
Today, we are going to look at the season of financial stress. How many of you have already been through this season at least one time?
In the Scriptures, even promise has a promise. There are conditions that if you meet this 5 requirements you will never have to worry again about your finances. You will have financial struggles but you will never have to worry about it because you know that He’s going to take care of you.
"God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus"(Phil. 4:19)
God has promised to meet my needs--
I. IF I ASK FOR HIS HELP
-God is waiting forus to ask..
-"You do not have, because you do not ask God" (James 4:2)
-"You have not ask anything in my name.Ask and youwill receive, so that your joy will be the fullest possible joy." (John 16:24 NCV)
II. IF I LEARN TO BE CONTENT
-"I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of contentment in every situation... (Phil. 4:12 LB)
-Contentment: A happiness that is not based on material possession.
-"Thre’s great gain in godliness combined with contentment; for we brought nothing into the world and we can take nothing out of it." (1 Tim. 6:6-7 NRSV)
III. IF I PRACTICE GIVING IN FAITH
-"Remember this:Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously...(2 Cor. 9:6-7)
Explain: The law of the harvest.
- Honor the Lord by giving him the first part of your income, and he will fill your barns" (Prov. 3:9-10)
IV. IF I MAINTAIN MY INTEGRITY
"The Lord demands fairness in every business deal..." (Prov. 16:11 LB)
"Better be poor and honest than rich and dishonest" (Prov. 19:1)
"The blessings of the Lord brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it." (Prov. 10:22)
V. IF I TRUST HIM WITH MY LIFE
"Your heavenly Father already knows perfectly well what you need...and he will give it to you if you give him first place in your life and lives as he wants you to." (Matt. 6:32b-33 LB)
"Don/t put your hope in wealth, which is uncertain, but put your hope in God..." (1 Tim. 6:17)
"He gives food to those who trust him; He never fogets his promises." (Ps.111:5 LB)