Friday, May 2, 2008

What should I do with all this money?

Jesus said, "Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also" (Matt. 6:21). The spiritual maturity of a man can be pretty accurately measured by how he spends his time and how he spends his money (especially when no one is looking). Our family and church budgets speak volumes about our true priorities.

But with economic stimulus checks in the mail, many of our hearts will be getting an extra test in the next few weeks. Will we spend this money on a new toy? Will it be saved? Used to pay off a loan? To build some family memories? Given to church or charity? Wow. There are a lot of options. Suddenly my check doesn't sound so big after all.

On Thursday, Tim Challies posted an interview with David Kotter about the stimulus checks. It discusses the purpose of the stimulus package, the likely results, and some biblical guidelines on spending the extra money. I highly recommend it.

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