If you’re new to Life Compass, on Sundays I write on Spirituality and Faith. Here’s why. Currently on Sundays, I’m writing on the Bible and money as I share my observations from the book of Proverbs.
First, in Proverbs chapter 3, we find several instances where Solomon talks about the use of money.
In Proverbs 3:2, Solomon says that if we live out his teaching and commands (remember, he is known as the wisest man who ever lived), we will enjoy long life and prosperity. I take this to mean that, by following the wise principles he shares, we’ll stay out of trouble – financial and otherwise.
In Proverbs 3:5, Solomon doesn’t specifically mention money, but he calls us to trust the Lord in everything (which would certainly include our money), ask for His guidance and direction, and not depend on our own wisdom or understanding. Solomon says that if we acknowledge God in everything we do, He will help us stay on the right path. [Read more…]