<ul><li>FINANCE DRIVEN </li></ul><ul><li>Always operating from a position of lack or materialism </li></ul><ul><li>Having nothing to invest, unable to accumulate, keeping up with the Jones. </li></ul><ul><li>b. Struggling with basic needs: a super appetite for things </li></ul><ul><li>Unable to meet living expenses but paying & overpaying for things </li></ul><ul><li>Functioning the same way and expecting different results </li></ul><ul><li>Failing to learn new things, failing to diversify and identify trends </li></ul>
<ul><li>MISSION DRIVEN </li></ul><ul><li>Always operating from a position of lack STRENGTH </li></ul><ul><li>Applying Biblical Principals. Teaching your family & friends to do the same </li></ul><ul><li>b. Spending quality PRAYER time planning your life </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing a biblical financial life plan geared toward glorifying God. </li></ul><ul><li>Functioning the same way and expecting different results </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking bad habits, changing your M.O., Identifying new options. </li></ul>
You Are The Creation Station Matthew Chapter 6 Verse 33 ~ Pastor Linda K. Shepard: 11/16/2008 The Miracle of Millionaire-ship is Already in You. Network Marketing Is The Original Occupation. Jesus Said..."I must be about my Father's Business".... Networking ? Networking Is God's Business, Because It's About Relationships, Kinship, Friendships & Partnerships! Jesus was the Greatest Networker that ever walked the earth. The first real miracle he performed was Duplicating himself: He chose 12 men; 1. He trained them to be like minded individuals. 2. Then He taught them to do the same: 3. Then He Built His Down Line: Apostles, Prophets, Bishops, Pastors, Evangelist, Ministers, Deacons, Stewards, Trustees, Laypeople, New Converts. Everybody Was Getting Blessed and Learning To Bless! His Next Move Was Crucial: He positively reinforced His leaders by blessing them with the Fruits of the Spirit so they could positively reinforce their downLine and gain the Gifts of Spirit. Seek Ye First The Things of The Kingdom of God, and His Righteousness and All Else Will Be Added Unto You! Matthew 6: 33 This Is The Order "A New Culture of Financial Discipline & Awareness For All God's People" "I must be about my Father's Business" Networking! Getting The WORD Out and The Saviour In!
<ul><li>DEFINING WHAT IS WHO’S: </li></ul><ul><li>a. Everything Belongs To God </li></ul><ul><li>b. Everything we do is for God’s purpose </li></ul><ul><li>c. Everything we possess comes from God </li></ul>DEFINE
2. APPLYING BIBLICAL PRINCIPALS: Matthew 6:33 “ But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you” a. You Get A Friendship with God b. You Find Purpose c. Needs and wants come without sorrow APPLY
3. MIGRATE TO POSITIVE OPTIONS & AVENUES: Matthew 6: 22-23 “ The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness! a. You’ll be filled with light b. You’ll be seeking more light c. Your light will overtake your darkness DISCIPLINE
CIRCULATION <ul><li>Matthew 22:20 </li></ul><ul><li>The one who had received the five talents came and brought five more, saying, ‘Sir, you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more. </li></ul><ul><li>Invest Wisely:Multiply What God Gives You </li></ul><ul><li>Luke 14:28 </li></ul><ul><li>"For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it." </li></ul><ul><li>b. Dedicate Time To Your Finances: Practice Prayer & Planning </li></ul>
ACCUMILATION <ul><li>3 John 1: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>"Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth'' </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Information gathering. Constantly add new biblical principals to your financial dealings. </li></ul><ul><li>Diversify the way you Earn, Save, Spend and Give money. Even spending and giving should bring value to your portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>Create multiple streams of income and seek out medium return investments to accumulate value and financial worth. </li></ul>
ILLUMINATION <ul><li>Jeremiah 22:13 </li></ul><ul><li>Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work; </li></ul><ul><li>a. Be sure to handle your finances in the light and not the dark. </li></ul><ul><li>Luke 16:10 </li></ul><ul><li>He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. </li></ul><ul><li>No matter how much or little you start with. Handle it with care. </li></ul><ul><li>Deuteronomy 15:6 </li></ul><ul><li>For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over thee. </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re FREE stay free: If you’re not Free get Free and focus on mission. </li></ul>
RETIREMENT INHERITANCE BORROWING LENDING GIVING TITHING What does the Bible Say About . . . RETIREMENT: INHERITANCE: BORROWING: LENDING: GIVING & FORGIVING: TITHING:
What does the Bible Say About . . . RETIREMENT: Numbers 8:23-26 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, This is it that belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service of the tabernacle of the congregation: And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the service thereof, and shall serve no more: But shall minister with their brethren in the tabernacle of the congregation, to keep the charge, and shall do no service. Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites touching their charge. INHERITANCE: Matthew 6: 19 “ Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Proverbs 13:22 " A good man leaves an inheritance to his childrens' children" indicating that God wants us to make a difference, financially, in our family tree.
RETIREMENT INHERITANCE BORROWING LENDING GIVING TITHING What does the Bible Say About . . . LENDING: Exodus 22:24 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him . Psalms 112: 5 A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion. Luke 6: 35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. BORROWING: Psalms 37:21 The wicked borrows, and pays not again: but the righteous shows mercy, and gives. as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.
RETIREMENT INHERITANCE BORROWING LENDING GIVING TITHING What does the Bible Say About . . . GIVING & FORGIVING: Matthew 18:23 "For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want. Psalms 50:7-15 To obey is better than sacrifice, and to love God and our neighbor better than all burnt-offerings.
RETIREMENT INHERITANCE BORROWING LENDING GIVING TITHING What does the Bible Say About . . . TITHING: Proverbs 3:9 Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your increase: Matthew 6:25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Malichi 3:10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.