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Managing God's Money: A Biblical Guide

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  • Posted July 6, 2011

    Managing God's Money

    The latest book I have is called Managing God's Money, A biblical guide by Randy Alcorn.
    Have you ever had questions about what the bible says about managing money? Questions like, Is money really important to God, What exactly does tithing mean,and what's wrong wit wanting things? If your human, you can admit that we all have a question or two about what the right way to give. I know I have. Many people have often been troubled about just what to give to churches and ministries.
    Some even believe that preachers are only after your money and it's not necessary to give. But, the truth is that in the bible, you find Jesus teaching more about money than any other topic, so it must have been somewhat important!
    Inside this book, you find many questions that have been grouped into sections.

    *Money & Possessions: Bible 101
    *Perceptive That Impede Faithful Money Management
    *Our Stewardship in eternity's Light
    *Giving & Sharing God's Money and Possessions
    *Wisely Handling Gods Money and Possessions
    *Passing the Baton of Wise Stewardship

    Another topic that can cause quite a stir among Christians is tithing. This book tackles some really hard questions.

    My thoughts:

    At first I felt like I knew a lot of the information that was covered in the book. But, it was nice to have something to use as a reference in addition to the bible. I would suggest this book for anyone that really wants an understanding on giving to the church. But if this is something that you feel confident on, this book may not be for you. At any rate, it's easy to read and you can pick the questions that stand out to you. It's a small book but easy to read at 253 pages long.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 29, 2011

    Help To Manage Your Money God's Way

    Managing God's Money by Randy Alcorn is a Biblical guide to care for the resources God has given us. All we have is given to us by God, and He had given the believer instruction on how it should be spent or saved. This book is written in a simple, easy-to-follow format, filled with Scripture. It is the perfect resource for anyone interested in gaining a solid biblical understanding of financial stewardship.

    This book is divided into six sections.

    ?Money and possessions
    ?Ideas that impede faithful money management
    ?Our stewardship
    ?Giving and sharing
    ?Wisely handling God's money
    ?Teaching our children
    If you have been looking for a book to help you in managing your finances, or material for your church group, look no further. This book will be a wonderful asset to add to your home or church library.

    Randy Alcorn is the founder of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM). Prior to starting EPM, he served as a pastor for fourteen years. He has spoken around the world and taught on the adjunct faculties of Multnomah University and Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

    Randy is the best-selling author of over 40 books. His seven fiction books include the Gold Medallion winner Safely Home. His nonfiction works include The Treasure Principle; Heaven; and If God is Good. Randy has written for many magazines and has been a guest on hundreds of radio and television programs.

    The father of two married daughters, Randy lives in Oregon, with his wife and best friend, Nanci. They are the proud grandparents of four grandsons. Randy enjoys hanging out with his family, biking, tennis, research and reading.

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  • Posted June 11, 2011

    Managing his Money

    " Managing God's Money" by Randy Alcorn is a very easy, quick and inspiring read. For only $5.99 this book offers great practical advice in how to spend and tithe money. Money is an essential part to our daily lives whether we want it to be or not. Randy provides Biblical teaching in how to handle our fiances in a Godly way.

    This is a book that would be great for a Pastor, Recent Graduate or a family who is trying to be a good steward. This is a great book that I will keep as reference on my book shelf from time to time. I think parts of this book could be applicable for a youth group or church study.

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  • Posted June 18, 2011

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    A Solid Biblical Understanding Of Financial Stewardship

    Randy Alcorn in his new book "Managing God's Money" published by Tyndale House Publishers teaches us in how to gain a solid Biblical understanding of financial stewardship.

    Solomon clearly tells us that money is the answer to everything. However it is what we think of money and how we handle it that is causing trouble around the globe. Randy Alcorn is giving us a Biblical guide to these answers. In sections that are "Money and Possessions", "Perspectives That Impede Faithful Money Management", "Our Stewardship In Eternity's Light", "Giving and Sharing God's Money and Possessions", "Wisely Handling God's Money and Possessions" and "Passing The Baton Of Wise Stewardship".

    In this easy to follow format, Randy Alcorn addresses exactly what the Bible says about everything God has entrusted to us and that God cares immensely that we manage money with an eternal perspective. Randy Alcorn uses lots of scripture to back up all that he is saying. If we change our mindset and our thinking then we will do different things then we have done before. It is high time we handled our money in a way that is pleasing to God. Randy Alcorn in "Managing God's Money" has given us a tool to do just that.

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    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Tyndale House Publishers. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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