YMC Core Message

Core Message

God proved His love on the cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, “I love you.” 

Billy Graham

Bills and Debts should be paid promptly. (Proverbs 3:27-28) 

Bribes are prohibited. (Exodus 23:8).

Children are to be trained. (Proverbs 22:6)

Contentment is learned and often deals with money and possessions. (Philippians 4:11-13)

Control of people is one of God’s roles. (Proverbs 21:1). 

Cosigning is dangerous and should be avoided. (Proverbs 17:18)

Cosigning should be escaped if possible. (Proverbs 6:1-5) 

Counsel produces wise decisions. (Proverbs 12:15)

Counsel sources should have our spouse as a priority. (Genesis 2:24)

Counsel sources should include our parents. (Proverbs 6:20-22)

Counsel sources to avoid are mediums, fortune tellers and spiritualists. (Leviticus 19:31)

Coveting is sin. (Exodus 20:17)

Debt is slavery and we are encouraged to avoid it. (Proverbs 22:7)

Difficulties are ultimately for the good of godly people. (Romans 8:28) 

Eternal perspective reveals that your soul is more important than worldly gain. (Mark 8:36) 

Giving should be done out of love. (1 Corinthians 13:3)

Giving should be joyful. (2 Corinthians 9:7)

Giving is intended to be a blessing to the giver. (Acts 20:35)

Giving to meet the needs of the poor is very important to God. (Matthew 25:35-45)

Greed is idolatry. (Colossians 3:5)

God’s Part—God owns, controls and provides everything. (1 Chronicles 29:11-12). 

God’s Ways are different from our ways. (Isaiah 55:8-9).

Honesty is required. (Leviticus 19:11)

Honesty is required in a leader (Exodus 18:21).

Inheritance should be provided. (Proverbs 13:22)

Inheritance should not be disbursed too quickly. (Galatians 4:1-2)

Invest by steady plodding. (Proverbs 21:5)

Invest by diversifying. (Ecclesiastes 11:2)

Invest only when generously giving. (Luke 12:16-21)

Judgment is when we give an account for our actions. (Romans 14:10-14)

How we handle money impacts the quality of our fellowship with Christ. (Luke 16:11)

Litigation between followers of Christ is discouraged. (1 Corinthians 6:1-7)

Lordship we are to obey Christ in every area of life. (Galatians 5:16)

Marriage—husband and wife are to be one in every area (Genesis 2:24)

Money is a primary competitor for Lordship. (Matthew 6:24)

Other’s possessions should be faithfully cared for. (Luke 16:1-2.) 

Our Part—we are to faithfully manage what the Lord entrusts to us. (1 Corinthians 4:2)

Ownership—everything is owned by the Lord. (Psalm 24:1)

Partnerships discouraged with those who do not know Christ. (2 Corinthians 6:14-17)

Prosperity is spiritually dangerous (Deuteronomy 31:20)

Rest from work one day out of seven. (Exodus 34:21)

Retirement to a life of leisure is not biblical (Luke 12:16-21).

Rewards in eternity will be given for serving Christ. (2 Timothy 4:7-8)

Rich people should be humble and generous (1 Timothy 6:17-19)

Partiality is sin and we are warned to avoid it (James 2:1-9).

Providing for our family is a requirement. (1 Timothy 5:8).

Salvation only comes through Jesus Christ. (John 14:6)

Saving is wise and encouraged. (Proverbs 21:20).

Taxes—we are to pay taxes. (Romans 1-7)

Wicked people sometimes prosper, but do not fret because life if short. (Psalm 73:1-19)

Wills should be executed by everyone (2 Kings 20:1).

Work hard and for the Lord rather than people. (Colossians 3:23-24)

Work hard but get proper rest. (Exodus 23:12)