Honoring God Through Your Finances
It is our goal as Christians to honor God with everything in our lives. We need to honor God with our thoughts, actions, conversations and many other areas, but one thing that is overlooked a lot is our finances. How do I honor God with my finances? I will give you a couple of ways that we all can give honor to God through our stewardship of finances.
#1. Pay Tithes
"Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops."- Proverbs 3:9, NIV.
We are to give God the best and first of everything, but specifically with our finances and all that we earn. We can honor God by paying the first ten percent of our income to Him.
#2. Handle our money wisely
This topic can have a book written on it, but very quickly: We need to take care of our household (food, electricity, water, etc), take steps to pay down and stay out of debt, live below our means, budget your money, and save for the hard times.
#3 Be Content and Give generously
"All day long he (the sinner) craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing." Proverbs 21:26
We are to be content in what God has given us and enjoy His blessings. We are to give generously. This can be our time, energy, our talents, and our finances.
Pastor Bryan Christenson