The Right Way to Be Rich Part 1″ Looking To God”
Sermon Notes For Today’s Message
The Right Way to Be Rich – Part 1
“Looking to God”
Your money is important to ___________ because your money is important to ____________.
1 Timothy 6:17-19
The right way to be rich involves looking to ___________, looking to ____________ and looking to _____________.
1 Timothy 6:17
What God has for rich people is not a __________________ but a ________________.
Am I rich? ___________________
Criteria % of income earned
If you earn $1,500/year top _________%
If you have adequate food, clothing,
house/apt. and transportation top __________%
If you earn $25,000/year top __________%
If you earn $50,000/year top __________%
Many of us in this room and those around us are _____________ rich.
I share this not to make you feel _____________but to help you feel __________________.
Big Idea: Agreeing that I am rich, I will look to God to remain ______________ and I will look to God for my ___________.
1. I will look to God to stay ____________________.
Riches and the desire for riches are two of the most _______________ things known to man.
1 Timothy 6:9-10
The natural inclination for those who have _____________ is to believe they need
The ___________________ and __________________ to gain riches come from God.
2. I will look to God to stay ___________________.
The more money people ____________, the less money people _____________.
Only _______ of the 1000 richest zip codes appear in the _______________ zip codes
which gave the highest percentages of income to charity.
When we become rich, we naturally ________________ our hope from God to our riches.
Hoping in God is better than hoping in riches because…
1. Riches are ______________, God is __________________.
God is ____________________ in you.
2. Riches are ________________, God is ___________________.
3. I can have ____________ and not have __________. I can’t have __________ and not have ______________. Philippians 4:19
By staying _____________ and ________________, we position ourselves to be incredibly ________________.