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Living with debt can be a constant source of
I really want you to
that you should be debt free because God wants to have total
of your life.
“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.
Good or bad, the
ultimately owns the slave and directs how they operate in this world.
Fear can drive you to make poor
Credit cards are used by many people as a form of financial
People fear that their old car will
and leave them stranded.
Some people fear that their children will not have a life that is
than their own.
Making emotional decisions to alleviate our fears pushes many people to carry financial
far too heavy for them to bear.
It’s important to note that the Bible does not say that debt is a
For most of us, debt is an
, a choice we voluntarily make.
The proper motivation for becoming debt free is to live free from all forms of slavery so that we can be totally available for
To say it in a modern way, “God has a better plan for your life than your
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
When it comes to finances, there are two parts to the equation. There is a good, strong defense, but you also need an aggressive
STEP 2: Starting today, I want you to attack your debt.
A good defense starts with having a
— a budget.
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
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
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