INTRODUCTION

Introduction

Are you in debt?

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Correct Answer: drowning

Living with debt can be a constant source of and .

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Correct Answer: worry, stress

I really want you to that you should be debt free because God wants to have total of your life.

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Correct Answer: believe, control

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.” – 1 Peter 2:16

The ultimate goal of this study is freeing you to live a life that is and significant according to God’s eternal plan.

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Correct Answer: successful

Good or bad, the ultimately owns the slave and directs how they operate in this world.

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Correct Answer: master

Fear can drive you to make poor :

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Correct Answer: financial decisions

Credit cards are used by many people as a form of financial .

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Correct Answer: security

People fear that their old car will and leave them stranded.

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Correct Answer: break down

Some people fear that their children will not have a life that is than their own.

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Correct Answer: better

Making emotional decisions to alleviate our fears pushes many people to carry financial far too heavy for them to bear.

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Correct Answer: burdens

It’s important to note that the Bible does not say that debt is a .

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Correct Answer: sin

For most of us, debt is an , a choice we voluntarily make.

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Correct Answer: option

The proper motivation for becoming debt free is to live free from all forms of slavery so that we can be totally available for purposes.

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Correct Answer: God’s

To say it in a modern way, “God has a better plan for your life than your !”

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Correct Answer: creditors

STEP 1: The first step toward financial freedom: face your fear.

“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 ESV

You see, the reality is that you are fighting a battle to become a slave to Christ, and the battle must be fought on terms.

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Correct Answer: spiritual, spiritual

When it comes to finances, there are two parts to the equation. There is a good, strong defense, but you also need an aggressive .

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Correct Answer: offense

STEP 2: Starting today, I want you to attack your debt.

A good defense starts with having a — a budget.

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Correct Answer: spending plan

Once you have a good defense, you’re ready to go on the offense, meaning you start making positive progress towards the of all of your debt

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Correct Answer: elimination

STEP 3: The final step is to  be free.

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” – Galatians 5:1

“The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” – Proverbs 22:7

If God does not want you to be enslaved to any human master, then certainly He does not want you to be to debt.

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Correct Answer: enslaved