3 Benefits that Come from Leading Your Money
We talk a lot about living and giving the way God intended, but why is it so important? I think that God wants us to transform the way we view money not just because it’s right, but also because it’s the best way to live. Unfortunately, if you don’t lead your money well, you won’t get to experience the benefits as much. But when you do (and you can), life becomes different. Whether rich or poor, here’s just three of the practical benefits that happen when you align your money habits with God’s will for you:
You get to do more of what you love
Instead of crowding your budget with bills or wondering where your money has gone (we’ve all been there), you can leave more room for the most cherished parts of your life. This means more family outings, more time working on your hobby, and less time forking over cash to creditors and businesses you don’t really care about. All it takes is time and a well-constructed plan, and you can focus more on what’s most important to you.
You can worry less about money
Speaking about what’s most important, perhaps you’re in the middle of a crisis where every dollar counts. If that’s the case, my heart goes out to you. Sometimes, life just hits the fan and there’s not much you can do about it. Well, there’s one thing. Besides getting out of your situation, you need to make a plan to prevent money from being as much of a burden in those situations. Whether it’s an emergency fund or a change of direction, you’ll be ready for the next surprise. If you’re not in a crisis, then you should lead your money to make sure you are ready to navigate your next emergency.
You can offer more support to your loved ones and ministry
Listen, we all want to be there when life is hard on our family and friends. We also want to be able to contribute more to the charitable passions that we care about. When you lead your money, you have a plan to make a difference. Why wouldn’t making a difference be a part of your budget? It’s a part of living and giving the way God intended. You can give more, do more, and share more when money is less of an obstacle and more of a tool.
There you have it, three practical benefits that come from living and giving the way God intended. You don’t need to be rich to reap these blessings; all you need is a plan and a desire to make the most of every opportunity God has given you.
These are just three! What other benefits can you think of? Leave a comment or message me here.