How Do Christians Handle Their Money?

Focus Text: Exodus 20:17 Proverbs 28:20-22; 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17 Matthew 6:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:12

Central Truth: Beware of the world’s perspective of get-rich-quick. It’s a sure road to destruction — and it’s forbidden by God.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list at least three reasons people shouldn’t gamble.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Exploitation of Others (Exodus 20:17)
  2. Unwise Risk-Taking (Proverbs 28:20-22)
  3. Motivated by Greed (1 Timothy 6:6-10)
  4. Misplaced Trust (1 Timothy 6:17; Matthew 6:19-21)
  5. Leads to Addiction (1 Corinthians 6:12)