May 9, 2021

Wise in Wealth

Money is a recurring topic in the Bible because it exerts a powerful force in our lives. This week, Ptr. Jared Co draws from Ecclesiastes 5 to show us how we can be wise about our wealth so that it helps rather than hinders us from having a meaningful life.

Read Today’s Scripture Passage

Ecclesiastes 5

Life Group Discussion Guide

1. Start with a prayer

2. Engage one another (15-30 mins)

  • Choose 2 LG members to share a devotion they recently had.
  • What is your greatest splurge?

3. Engage the mind (15-20 mins)

  • Read the passage. What are the observations of the Teacher about the man who loves wealth and the laborer?
  • What are the observations of the Teacher about work and the gift of enjoying the rewards of work?
  • What does this passage say about fearing God? What does this mean for you?

4. Engage the heart (15-20 mins)

  • Why do people tend to love and pursue wealth?
  • With what you have been blessed, in what way/s can you enjoy the rewards of work?
  • Self Reflection: How have I been loving the gifts more than the Giver?
  • For you, in what way does fearing God relate to how we perceive wealth?

5. Engage the hands (15-20 mins)

  • What specific action/s can you take this week to focus on the Giver more than His gifts?

6. Engage with God in prayer (20-30 mins)

  • Pray for each other’s needs and concerns. (10-15 minutes)
  • Pray for our country. (10-15 minutes)
    • Active cases to continue to decline in the coming days.
    • Peaceful resolution on the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippines Sea.

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