1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 – THE WISE INVESTOR

Everyone has money to invest.

Children and teenagers invest their money in candy, ice cream, baseball cards, gum, video games, bicycles, cars etc.

Adults have been known to invest in food housing, clothing, medical expenses, televisions, computers, vacations, and a host of other things.

Based on 1 Timothy 6:6-10 and 10-17, we want to talk about being a wise investor of the wealth that God has given.

THE WISE INVESTOR HAS THE RIGHT PRIORITIES – Vs. 6

Godliness and contentment are better priorities than becoming wealthy or accumulating merchandise.

THE WISE INVESTOR HAS THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE – Vss. 7-10

We brought nothing into the world with us. Nothing will leave with us. Vs. 7

If we have the “basics” we are to be content. Vs. 8

Those who desire to be rich are asking for trouble. Vs. 9

The love of money is the root of all evil. Vs. 10

THE WISE INVESTOR FOLLOWS THE RIGHT PROCEDURE – Vss. 17-19

Rich people are not to trust in their riches, but in the living God. Vs. 17

Rich people should use their wealth to bless others. Vs. 18

Nobody is saved by his or her wealth. However there are rewards for those Christians who invest their money for the glory of God. Vs. 19