The Secret to Winning with MoneyFebruary 21, 2021
The Secret to Winning With Money
Series: Making Change
February 21, 2021
Dr. Clayton Chisum
I COMMIT TO ATTACK AND PAY OFF ALL MY CONSUMER DEBT
Tithing is the key to being financially faithful to God.
The 1st reason we tithe is because…
Malachi 3:6–8 (NIV)
If God owns it, then I don’t give it, I .
Tithing is RETURNING to God a portion of what he has given us
“God, how are we robbing you?”
God says, “Because you aren’t tithing!”
God owns everything, 100%, and he allows us to keep 90% to manage for our own needs, but return 10% back to him
The 2nd reason we tithe is because…
When we tithe and when we don’t, we show who we really are
TITHING SHOWS GOD THAT HE HAS .
It’s a tangible way of showing God that I’m all in…
Exodus 20:1–3 (NIV)
Matthew 6:24 (NIV)
Both God and your money are fighting for your heart.
Tithing is really a .
Until God has control of your money you’re just faking it as a Christian.
Matthew 6:21 (NIV
If you’re giving for the wrong reasons, I’d rather you not give because giving is about worshipful obedience, not getting your money.
The 3rd reason we tithe is because…
Proverbs 3:9–10 (NIV)
So what is God asking of us? What is he calling you to do today?
GOD WANTS HIS PEOPLE TO
This is the only place in Scripture were God says it’s ok to test him.
If you give back 10% of your income and manage the remaining 90% in a godly fashion, God will… BLESS YOU!
The simple fact is: .
Will you make the following commitment before you leave here today?
I COMMIT TO TITHE 10% OF MY INCOME TO GOD THROUGH CENTRAL
So we are going to do something at Central that we’ve never done before. We believe that Jesus changes everything — even our financial situation, and God says that we should test him. So that’s exactly what we’re going to do.