Resources on Money

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Topical Study on Money Ironically, preaching about cold, hard cash often probes the deepest nerves of faith. This simple medium of exchange is perhaps the world's most destructive idol, but can also be used for great good. Money is NOT the Root of all Evil Article by Rebekah Simon-Peter https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/6442/money-is-not-the-root-of-all-evil Article by Rebekah Simon-Peter Topics: Money , Church , Faithfulness Source: Ministry Matters This article argues that money is not the root of all evil, but is a neutral tool that expresses our values. In the hands of a faithful church, money can be the source of tremendous good. Money Book Quote by John R Gunn http://day1.org/1832-money Book Quote by John R Gunn Topics: Money , Sin , Greed , Scripture Source: Day1 Money can often be a difficult topic, but as John R. Gunn reminds us in this quote, individuals who live by what God has instructed will live within their means. Money and the Bible Article by John R Muether https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/money-and-the-bible Article by John R Muether Topics: Money , Ethics , Wealth and poverty , Church History Source: Christian History Institute All of life falls under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, including money matters. It is not surprising, then, that economic matters are prominent in the Bible and the social ethics of the Christian church. Money Is a Spiritual Matter Article https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/dealing-money-spiritual-matter Article Topics: Money , INTEGRITY , Generosity , Wisdom Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This reflection on Proverbs 11:25 considers generosity, money, and relationships. Insightful questions shaped by scripture help us consider the cost and calling of giving. Money and Mission Article by William H Willimon http://day1.org/1596-bishop_will_willimon_money_and_mission Article by William H Willimon Topics: Money , Stewardship , Tithing Source: Day1 In this essay, William Willimon argues that since mission is the largest factor in charitable giving, churches should focus less on how much money they need and instead focus on how they can fulfill their mission. Money isn’t Real Article by Thomas Parker http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2019/02/money-isnt-real/ Article by Thomas Parker Topics: Money , Power , God's Provision , Stewardship Source: Ekklesia Project Reflecting on several scripture passages, Thomas Parker contrasts the "unreality" of money with the reality of God's providence and the call of Christians to give freely. Money Can't Buy Me Love Commentary/Exegesis by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/money-cant-buy-me-love Commentary/Exegesis by David J Lose Topics: Money , Parables , Greed , Wealth and poverty Source: Working Preacher In this commentary on Luke 12:13-21, David Lose notices the difference between what we say we believe about money and how we act regarding money. In this culture, the Luke’s parable is both scary and hopeful.... Money and Value Devotional by Kenneth L Samuel http://day1.org/4270-kenneth_samuel_money_and_value Devotional by Kenneth L Samuel Topics: Money , Generosity , Greed , Selfishness Source: Day1 In this reflection on Acts 5:1-10, Kenneth Samuel highlights the importance of how we spend our money and encourages sharing resources in community instead of selfishly hoarding wealth. Money Changer Image by Martin Luther http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=138989 Image by Martin Luther Topics: Money , Art , Martin Luther Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This sixteenth-century woodcut depicts a money changer, someone who exchanged currencies. Modern Voices: The Christian and Money Article by Randy Petersen https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/modern-voices-the-christian-and-money Article by Randy Petersen Topics: Money , Liberation theology , Wealth Source: Christian History Institute This Christian history article explores several modern Christian views of money, including those of the mission movement, the simply living movement, liberation theology, the health and wealth gospel, Jacques Ellul, and the US Catholic Bishops. What Money Can and Can't Do Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/what-money-can-and-cant-do Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Money , Parables , Materialism , Life Source: Working Preacher This sermon starter for the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21) argues that the problem isn't money, but our penchant to look to money for life rather than looking to God. Preaching on Money Sermon Starter/Outline by Bruce L Emmert https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/424/preaching-on-money Sermon Starter/Outline by Bruce L Emmert Topics: Money , Preaching , Generosity , Holy Spirit Source: Ministry Matters Bruce Emmert offers principles for preaching about money, assuming that humans are inherently generous because they are created in the image of a generous God. By grace the Holy Spirit can liberate that generosity. Full Text Hymns on Money He's My EverythingPD
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Money, Money, Money Devotional by James Ellis III http://day1.org/3906-money_money_money Devotional by James Ellis III Topics: Money , Sermon on the mount , Wealth and poverty , Materialism Source: Day1 In this devotional for Matthew 6:24, the story of Judas' betrayal suggests that money, while truly not mattering to the eternal Kingdom of God, has much more power over us than we would like to admit. Money for Temple Repairs Counted Image by Christoph Weigel http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=5711&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Christoph Weigel Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Each time the chest filled with tax payments, the royal secretary and the officer of the high priest counted the money and placed it in bags to be used for temple repairs The Use of Money Sermon (Complete) by John Wesley https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/wesleys-sermon-use-of-money Sermon (Complete) by John Wesley Topics: Money , Work , Stewardship , Christ Source: Christian History Institute In this sermon John Wesley explicates three rules for the proper use of money: gain all you can (within limits of morality, health, etc.); save all you can; and give all you can. Use Money Wisely Devotional https://livingchurch.org/2016/09/18/use-money-wisely/ Devotional Topics: Money , Parable , Wealth , Poverty Source: The Living Church This reflection on Jesus' parable of the dishonest manager (Luke 16:1-13) encourages us to consider our attitudes toward money and our responsibility toward those who don't have it. Holy money Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/holy-money Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Money , Stewardship , Calling/Vocation , Daily Living Source: Faith and Leadership In times of economic upheaval, it’s especially important to articulate a positive theology of money as a gift from God, to be used to create community, to distribute to the needy and to build God’s kingdom. Holy Money Article by Jason Byassee https://www.faithandleadership.com/holy-money Article by Jason Byassee Topics: Money , Holiness , Offering , Gift Source: Faith and Leadership In times of economic upheaval, it’s especially important to articulate a positive theology of money. In this article, Jason Byassee offers pastors a theological reflection on money. Money Can't Make You Happy, But it Can Make You Less Sad Sermon Illustration by Paul Pastor http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2015/february/1021615.html Sermon Illustration by Paul Pastor Topics: Money , Wisdom , Rest , Sin Source: Preaching Today News stories that illustrate unchanging human sinful nature, limited power of money, danger of emotional/spiritual baggage, restorative justice, foolishness, perseverance and our addiction to busyness. When it comes to money, Jesus was a radical Devotional by Chuck Queen http://day1.org/7461-chuck_queen_when_it_comes_to_money_jesus_was_a_radical_ Devotional by Chuck Queen Topics: Love , Generosity , God's Love Source: Day1 This is a reflection on giving from Luke that suggests the more we receive and share divine love, the more delight we take in giving money and possessions to those in need.