Essay on Biblical Wisdom And Personal Finances
The Bible is God 's remarkable gift to the world; it was given to guide, govern, and protect us throughout life. People who believe and live by the Scriptures know what peace and joy are all about. The Bible is the greatest way to find God because it holds significant keys to becoming better people and to finding strength beyond ordinary means to handle the challenges of life (Schenck, 2010, p. 2). Like everyone, we all have our battles, especially the financial battle—the ups and downs, the great times and the tough times. However, if we just trust God and apply the biblical principles in all areas of our lives, we will be free and we will definitely make the best decisions while managing not only our finances, but also turning down all the world’s noise and live like a thermostat as Ron Blue and Jeremy White mentioned in the video Surviving Financial Meltdown; “Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established” (Prov. 16:3, NIV). God bless you in the great times, but also in the tough times.
Five years ago, my spending was out of control. I spent more than I earned with no savings and no job security. I made many unwise financial decisions, and I got caught up in credit card debts. However, since I got married, my husband and I decided to take control of our current financial state and work toward our future financial goal.
Our financial goals include short-term goals like paying off our credit cards debt and stop…