Treasure II – Out: Budgeting Chapter 1

Week 1: Word

Take some time to read, meditate and journal on how these Scripture passages speaks to God’s part and our part in budgeting.

2 Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. – 1 Chronicles 4:2 (NIV)

11 Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power
and the glory and the majesty and the splendor,
for everything in heaven and earth is yours.
Yours, Lord, is the kingdom;
you are exalted as head over all.

12 Wealth and honor come from you;
you are the ruler of all things.
In your hands are strength and power
to exalt and give strength to all.

– 1 Chronicles 29:11-12 (NIV)

Week 2: Watch

Howard Dayton first shares a bit of his story of how he has been in the ministry of helping followers of Jesus understand what God has to say about money.

In this second clip – Howard explains that the Biblical bar is set high for believers and practical ways to achieve a “D day.”

Week 3: Read

Begin by reading this very practical blog about spending by Dave Ramsey.

How To Make a Zero Based Budget

Also Read the Executive Summary of Nancy Sleeth’s book Go Green, Save Green with some practical ways to save money and be a better steward of creation.

Week 4: Reflect

Spend time this week with your mentor and ask them about their financial journey regarding Giving Saving and Spending. Ask if they have ever taken a Compass:Small Group Study, if not you may want to consider starting a class with them