How To Recession Proof Your Money
A Life Hack is a proverbial truth that simplifies complicated issues.
“These are the proverbs of Solomon, David’s son, king of Israel. Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline, to help them understand the insights of the wise. Their purpose is to teach people to live disciplined and successful lives, to help them do what is right, just, and fair. These proverbs will give insight to the simple, knowledge and discernment to the young. Let the wise listen to these proverbs and become even wiser.” Proverbs 1:1-5 NLT
“Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.” Proverbs 13:11 NLT
“Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.”
Proverbs 11:28 NLT
“Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.” Proverbs 22:1 NLT
“Those who love money will never have enough. How absurd to think that wealth brings true happiness!” Ecclesiastes 5:10 NLT
“Happy are they whose sins are forgiven, whose wrongs are pardoned. Happy is the person whom the Lord does not consider guilty.” Romans 4:7-8 NCV
1. Stop expecting something for nothing.
“Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.” Proverbs 10:4 NIV
2. Start being faithful with the first.
“Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.” Proverbs 3:9-10 NIV
“The purpose of tithing is to teach you always to put God first in your lives.” Deuteronomy 14:23 TLB
3. Steward the rest well.
10% Tithing — 10% Saving — 80% Living
“The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.” Proverbs 21:20 NLT
“Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly.” Proverbs 13:22 NLT
4. Step out in faith.
“You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others... For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer and then bread to eat. In the same way, he will provide and increase your resources and then produce a great harvest of generosity in you.” 2 Corinthians 9:7-8,10 NLT
✓ We tithe, give, and serve to honor God.
✓ We steward well to impact the world.
✓ We trust God to provide more than we need.