Tough as Nails-Part III

Series: Tough As Nails

Title: Part 3

Date: November 19-20, 2016

Speaker: Phil Vaughan

 

Big Idea:

You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money. Give it away!

Passages: Matthew 6:19-24; 1 Timothy 6:17-19

Discuss It:

·       How do you feel about money?

o   It is complicated!

o   Peace

o   Anxiety

o   Stress

o   Joy

o   Etc…

·       How would you describe your relationship to money?

o   I don’t have enough

o   I have too much

o   I have enough

o   Etc...

·       Read Matthew 6:19-24

·       Where are we to store our treasure? (v. 20)

·       What do you think Jesus means by “store up treasures in heaven”?

·       What are some ways to see your resources as connected to heaven or eternity?

·       What does your ‘treasure’ reveal about your heart? (v. 21)

·       How is money and God connected in our life? (v. 24)

·       Read 1 Timothy 6:17-19

·       Where are we to place our hope? (v. 17)

·       What are we encouraged to do? (v. 18)

·       How would you rephrase this command in your own words? (v. 18)

·       For you, what are the obstacles to being more generous and willing to share?

·       What would help you grow in gratitude and generosity?

Apply It:

·       What is the one thing you need to take away from this study?

·       What will help you remember it?

·       Is there anything that needs to change in your thinking, actions, or relationships as a result?