Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast (help)
Help:  Week 7, June 15, 2014


"Help for Dad"
Joshua 24:1-15

Key Verse:  And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, jchoose this day whom you will serve, whether hthe gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord (Joshua 24:15).

1. Make your choice

a. Individual choice

b. Influential choice
2.  Mark your calendar
a.  Immediate choice
b.  Informed choice

3. Measure your commitment
a.  We are helpless
b.  He is holy
c.  There is hope
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Help: Week 7, June 8, 2014
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Help:  Week 6, June 1, 2014


"Help for Financial Health, Part 3"
Proverbs 6:6-8

Key Verse:  Go to the ant, O sluggard;  consider her ways, and be wise.  Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.

1. The Saving of Money

a. Recommendation of it

Go to the art, 0 sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.  without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares, her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.
(Prov. 6: 6-8).
b. Route to it
How long will you lie there, 0 Sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man 
(Prov. 6: 9-11)

c.  Reasons for it
A prudent man foresees the difficulties ahead are prepares for them (Prov. 22: 3).

d. Ratio of it
...give me neither poverty nor riches: feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest l be full and deny you and say, "Who is the Lord,” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God
(Prov 30: 8b-9)

2. The Spending of Money
a.  Formulate a financial plan the plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty (Prov. 21:5)

b.  Follow a financial plan

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Help:  Week 5, May 25, 2014


"Help for Financial Health"
1 Chron. 29:10-17

Key Verse:  “But who am i, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly?  For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you… I know, my God, that you test the heart and have pleasure in uprightness.  (In the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and not I have seen your people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to you” (1 Chron. 29:14 & 17)

1.  The precedent for sharing

“We love because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19)

2.  The priority of sharing

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first fruits of all your produce” (Prov. 3:9).

3.  The prudence of sharing

“Then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine” (Prov. 3:10).

4.  The proportion of sharing

“Now concerning the collection for the saints: as i directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.  On the forest day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper... (1 Cor. 16:1-2)

5.  The pleasure of sharing

“Each on emus give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly of under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver” (2 Cor. 9:7)
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Help: Week 4, May 18, 2014
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Help: Week 3, May 11, 2014
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Help: Week 2, May 4, 2014
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