Can money buy happiness? Many people who have more than enough money live empty, frustrated and miserable lives. But it’s also true that learning to properly manage your money, and keeping it in proper perspective, can add a great deal to your enjoyment of life.
In this message we explore biblical perspectives and principles regarding money, and how to view and manage money in accordance with instructions from God’s Word.
What’s the purpose of human existence? Why do YOU exist? And does it have anything to do with your own personal long-term happiness and fulfillment? Have you ever stopped to think – to ask?
Philosophers have pondered the question for thousands of years, but lacking God’s Spirit and rejecting his counsel their answers have been unsatisfactory and incomplete. Winston Churchill said, “…he must indeed have a blind soul who cannot see that some great purpose and design is being worked out here below…” (speech before the U.S. Congress, December 26, 1941). But he — though a great leader — did not know what that purpose is! Human beings of themselves cannot fully discover God’s purpose, but God does reveal it through his word coupled with the discernment granted through the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 2:6-14). Continue reading →