Simplify – Week 2: Simple Finances

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Week 2 – Small Group Discussion Questions


  1. Do you currently feel as if you have control over your finances or that your finances have control over you? Why?


  1. Read 1 Timothy 6:9-10. From this passage, do you believe it’s wrong to be wealthy?  Why or why not?


  1. Why do you think it’s difficult for people to understand that everything they work for belongs to the Lord?


  1. Read Proverbs 22:7. Do you believe that there’s such a thing as good debt & bad debt (Dave Ramsey)? Or do would you argue that all debt is ungodly (Bill Hybels)?  Why?


  1. Read Malachi 3:9-10. Do you feel that not giving 10% of your income is actually robbing God?  Why or why not?


  1. Do you usually give to those asking for money on the side of the road? Why or why not?  Do you believe that Jesus would support you in your conviction?


  1. Would you support the belief that God directs us each to give in different ways? Why or why not?


  1. What do you believe your first step was (or will be) to having peace with your finances? Why?