Comunicación y Gerencia Biblical principles and actions to survive and thrive in the current financial climate – Part 5 Errol & Gerri Vassell www.safeguarded.co.uk
Teaching Overview • Orientation • Purpose for our finances • Obedience and our finances • Wisdom and our finances • Encouragement for our finances • Restoration of our finances
Teaching Tasters (to come)! • Financial intelligence • The 10/10/80 Rule • Earn, Spend, Taxed v Earn, Taxed, Spend • How to get out of debt • Why a job is only the first step • The need for Charitable Organisations • The need for Business Enterprises • The need for Savings and Investments
Orientation • The Potential for our success explained in scripture • The Perversion for our success exposed in scripture • The Programme for our success established in scripture
Purpose for our finances • ‘Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy’ • ‘That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate’ • ‘Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may hold on eternal life’ (I Tim 6 v 17-19)
Comunicación y Gerencia God has good plans for us Jeremiah 29 v 11(KJV) For I know the thoughts that I have toward you, saith the Lord, thought s of peace, and not of evil, togiveyouanexpectedend
Restoration and our finances Joel 1 v 4 (Read the whole chapter) ‘That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten’.
Restoration and our finances Joel 2 v 19 v 27 (summary) • The return of former rain and the latter rain. • Floors shall be full of wheat, and the vat shall overflow with wine and oil. • Restoration of the years eaten by the locust, the cankerworm and the palmerworm. • Return of plenty and the LORD shall be glorified.
Restoration and our finances Joel 2 v 28 v 32 (summary) • And it shall come to pass afterward….. • The Holy Spirit shall be poured out on all flesh • Sons and daughters shall prophesy • Old men shall dream dreams • Young men shall see visions • Signs and wonders and deliverance
Comunicación y Gerencia WhatdoestheBiblesayaboutrestoration and money?
Group Exercise What scriptures / biblical stories, which clearly talks to us about restoration and money, are you familiar with? one examples per group
My Favourite Bible Scriptures • Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD and whose hope the LORD is. • For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters , and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. (Jeremiah 17 v 7 & 8)
My Favourite Bible Scriptures • Psalm 23 – Wow! • The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want • He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. • He Restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. • Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
My Favourite Bible Scriptures • Psalm 23 (Continued) – Wow! • Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. • Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
My Favourite Bible Scriptures • God needs your plan to direct! • A Man’s heart deviseth his way; but the Lord directeth his steps (Proverbs 16 v 9) • Commit thy works unto the Lord and thy thoughts shall be established (Proverbs 16 v 3)
My Favourite Bible Scriptures • What you have left is enough! 2 Kings 6 v 1 – 7 (Key point) ‘Cast your stick into the waters and the iron will swim’. Use what you have left!
7 Steps to a Turnaround • Exposure • Decisions • Transformation • Build • Finish • Receive • Confession
Final Thoughts • 1 Samuel 30 v 1 - 19 (Key point) ‘Pursue and recover all. • Luke 19 v 10 ‘For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which is lost’