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Order of Service

Music……………………..Worship Team
Every Beat
Welcome……………………….Bill Butler
Music……………………..Worship Team
Glorious Day
Who You Say I Am
Way Maker
Message……………..Gilbert Thurston
Financial Slaves
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Glorious Day
Dismissal……………………..Bill Butler

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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

-Matthew 6:21

The poor are ruled by the rich, and those who borrow are slaves of moneylenders.

-Proverbs 22:7

Shocking Stats:

1. The average American spends percent of their salary each year.

2. The average American has credit card debt of $ per adult.

3. The average 21 year old is in debt $ and that number will grow to $ by the time they are 28.

4.  percent of U.S. households live paycheck-to-paycheck.

Money Temptations:

1. I will always be tempted to money.

You cannot be the slave of two masters! You will like  one more than the other or be more loyal to one than the other. You cannot serve both God and money.

-Matthew 6:24

2. I will always be tempted to money.

The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. Some people want money so much that they have given up their faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.

-1 Timothy 6:10

Those who love money will never have enough. Those who love wealth will never be satisfied with their income.

 -Ecclesiastes 5:10

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

-Matthew 6:21

None of us have a money problem, we instead have a spending problem.

Godly Perspectives on Money:

1.  I don't serve money, I serve God.
2.  As I serve God, money serves me.
3.  Money allows me to advance God's Kingdom.

Pay your debts as they come due. However, one debt you can never finish paying is the debt of love that you owe each other.

-Romans 13:8

To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1.  What is something stupid you've done with money?

2.  Do you feel enslaved by your finances?  Why or why not?

3.  If someone was to look at your checkbook, what could they tell about you based on how you spend your money?

4.  What one idea from the message really stood out to you?  Why?

5. What is your next step as a result of this message?