PowerPoint - August 26, 2011

 

Honoring God with your money

August 26, 2011

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Matthew 6:19-21

I heard about a Christian man who lost everything he had during the Great Depression. He had been a very wealthy man, and in the years preceding his great loss, he’d given away hundreds of thousands of dollars to his church and to Christian causes.

So someone asked that man after he’d lost everything, “Aren’t you sorry that you gave away all of your money before you lost everything?”

He responded, “Not at all! The only thing that I really kept was what I gave away.”

It’s been said that our treasures can’t follow us to heaven, but they can precede us there. That’s why the Lord tells us to “lay up” treasures in heaven. It’s the most secure investment we could ever make!

When it comes to your treasures, where are they? Are they here on earth? Or are they making an eternal impact for God’s Kingdom? I don’t necessarily mean you have to give away every penny, but are you honoring God with everything you have?

Glorify God with your money and store up your treasures in heaven by honoring God with all you spend and all you give. That’s the only investment that’s guaranteed to reap tremendous rewards!

STORE UP YOUR TREASURES IN HEAVEN BY GLORIFYING GOD WITH EVERY PENNY YOU GIVE OR SPEND!



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