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Statement of Values

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.” — Proverbs 13:22 (NKJV)

The Word of God (the Bible) is truth in its entirety.

“So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” — Isaiah 55:11

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.” — Matthew 24:35

“Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie….” — Hebrews 6:17-18

“Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.” — 2 Peter 1:20-21

The will of God is revealed through the Word of God; thus, we need to know and understand God’s Word.

“For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not.” — Job 33:14

“For the Lord giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.” — Proverbs 2:6

“…But the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it…. and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief.” — Hebrews 4:2, 6

“Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.” — Ephesians 5:17

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” — 2 Timothy 2:15

The Word of God gives instruction for all areas of our lives, including personal finances.

“…Man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.” — Deuteronomy 8:3

“Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.” — Proverbs 13:11

“The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” — Proverbs 22:7

“His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of the Lord.” — Matthew 25:21

“Give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give unto your bosom….” — Luke 6:38

“And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.” — Luke 16:8

“But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.” — 1 Timothy 5:8

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” — 2 Timothy 3:16

Wealth in the hands of the righteous brings glory to God and establishes His covenant in the earth.

“And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance…. Lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.” — Genesis 45:7,11

“But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.” — Deuteronomy 8:18

“Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the Lord be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.” — Psalm 35:27

“And God is able to make all grace abound toward you: that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.” — 2 Corinthians 9:8

“Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy: That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate.” — 1 Timothy 6:17-18

“Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers…. Because that for his name’s sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.” — 3 John 5, 7-8