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  • Care Enough to Spend Whatever It Takes

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    Demonstrating mercy begins with seeing the need, sympathizing with others’ pain, and taking action. The Good Samaritan modeled all of that behavior when he reached out to care for the injured man. But there’s a critical fourth step to showing mercy that he also demonstrated.

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  • The Truth Will Set You Free

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    The secret to personal change is not willpower. The secret is to know and face the truth. You must know and face the truth about yourself, your relationships, and your own nature if you want to change anything in your life.

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  • Hold Up Your White Flag

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    Surrender means leaving the future to God. Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths” (ESV).

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  • Invest in Your Character, Not Your Comfort

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    God wants you to grow up spiritually and become more like Jesus Christ. How do you do that? By taking some of your money and investing it in yourself and your personal growth.

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  • Use Your Money to Encourage God’s Family

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    God wants you first to learn to love him and invest in what I call the “Treasury Fund.” Then he wants you to learn to love and invest in other people in God’s family. This is what I call the “Mutual Fund.”

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  • Choose Short-term Pain for Long-term Gain

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    Yesterday we learned that, in order to be all that God wants us to be, we have to make this first resolution: “I resolve that no more will I let other people press me into their mold. I’m going to be what God wants me to be. I’m going to do what God wants me to do, and I’m going to fulfill the plan that God has for my life, not somebody else’s plan for my life.”

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  • Don’t Just Get Rid of Your Stuff. Sell It!

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    If you’re stuck in the debt trap, you need to get rid of some of your stuff. In fact, you need to have a sale this week if you are paying rent on a storage container. When you’ve got so much stuff it won’t even fit in your house, you’ve got a problem. You’re paying rent just to keep stuff! You need to have a garage sale.

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  • Budgeting: Know Where You Stand Financially

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    One of the most important steps to financial freedom is making a list of all that you own, all that you owe, and all that you earn. This is called keeping good records! It’s the principle of accounting.

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  • Put God First in Your Finances Through Tithing

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    Whatever you want God to bless in your life, you put him first in that area. You want God to bless your business? Put him first in your business. You want God to bless your marriage? Put him first in your marriage. You want God to bless your time? Put him first in your time. You want God to bless your finances? Put him first in your finances.

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  • For God’s Blessing, Put Him First

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    The Kingdom of God is a present reality. It’s what we’re to be doing on the earth right now. The power of God is the present resource. It’s the energy you get to do what God wants you to do once you’re surrendered and submitted to his will.

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