DETHRONING THE DEBT-DEMON!
BREAKING FINANCIAL BARRIERS “DETHRONING THE DEBT-DEMON!” “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.”Proverbs 22:7 NKJV DEBT SABOTAGES FUTURES & GOALS. DEBT HAS LED TO STRESS AND MEDICAL ISSUES. DEBT HAS TORN RELATIONSHIPS. DEBT CREATES A SLAVE-MASTER RELATIONSHIP. How to dethrone the debt-demon: Step#1 LET MONEY BE YOUR SERVANT, AND NOT A MASTER THAT RULES OVER YOU. “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.” Proverbs 3:27 NKJV Step #2 COMMIT TO MAKING CHANGES IN ORDER TO REDUCE YOUR LIFESTYLE EXPENSES. “The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.” Proverbs 21:20 NLT Step #3 RECOGNIZE THAT YOU ARE NOT THE SOURCE OF YOUR FINANCIAL BLESSING. “But you shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth...” Deuteronomy 8:18 NASB If God can get the money through you, He’ll get it to you – and it won’t be long before you have plenty left over for yourself! Life Group Questions On a scale of 1-5, what level of importance does money have in your life? Are you stewarding your finances well? If not, what are some ways that you can get out of debt and start saving for your future? Share a testimony on how the debt demon has tried to sabotage your life? What do you believe God’s plan is for your finances? Does your spending reflect His purpose?