Next Steps: Financial Success

Yesterday, Jeff spoke to us about taking the Next Step of financial success. Money causes the most marital arguments, and money is the thing we’re most reluctant to trust God with. So how do we take this step?

How to win with your money.

When we manage money God’s way, the results are life-changing! Is your next step budgeting, giving or tithing? Then check our these resources we have available for you:

Are you tired of being broke?

Most people live paycheck to paycheck and instead of planning for the future, they are trying to just make sure there’s food on the table this week.  If you’re feeling broke you are not alone!  You also don’t need to keep doing what you’ve been doing.  When we manage money God’s way, the results are absolutely life-changing!

“Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.”

Proverbs 3:9-10 (NLT)

Giving is an essential part of our relationship with God.

As an act of worship, giving acknowledges God as the giver of everything we have. Becoming generous reflects our trust that He will continue to provide for us. Giving also allows us to be a part of His work here on earth and is a way for us to follow through on what He asks us to do in the community and family He’s placed us in. (Proverbs 3:5-10)

God desires for us to give sacrificially, lovingly, and cheerfully. (2 Corinthians 9:6-11) At Real Life, we believe giving regularly helps us keep a right perspective on life and what we’ve been so generously given. Is your next step gaining a handle on your finances through budgeting? Here is a great online budgeting resource to get you started.

Real Life 90 Day Tithing Challenge

God desires to grow in you generosity and we want to help you! We would like you to take that next step in becoming the generous person God has created you to be by taking the 90 day Real Life Tithing Challenge.

What is tithing?

A tithe – which just means “tenth” – is defined as the first 10% of a person’s income that is given back to the local church. Tithing is a principle taught throughout the entire Bible. When we tithe, we are expressing worship in a tangible way by putting God first in our lives.

Why would I tithe?

For many, the idea of bringing the first 10% of our income to the church seems overwhelming. The thing is, it doesn’t matter how much or how little we make, God promises to pour out blessings on us when we tithe. Tithing is about training our heart to trust God at His word.

We know generosity is a huge step of obedience, but you’re not in this alone! We want to know you’re taking your next step in generosity by bringing your full tithe to the church with the 90-Day Tithing Challenge so we can be an encouragement along the way.

“‘Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you do,’ says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, ‘I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! Try it! Put me to the test!’”

Malachi 3:10 (NLT)

The Bible says we can take the promises of God to the bank. When we bring our first and best back to God, He promises to bless the rest. We can’t out give God!

Is tithing your Next Step?

Then consider taking the Real Life Tithing Challenge to help you along your journey. After you take the challenge by pressing the link below, we’ll send you resources and encouragement.

Take The Challenge

We would also love to hear your story along the way! How is God blessing you and how have you been able to be a blessing to others after taking this next step in your walk with Him? Let us know: mynextstep@seekreallife.com

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