Lesson 18: Money Under My Mattress
(All Scripture quotations are from the NET Bible)
Matthew 17:25-27 - "When Peter came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, 'What do you think, Simon? From whom do earthly kings collect tolls or taxes—from their sons or from foreigners?' After he said, 'From foreigners,' Jesus said to him, 'Then the sons are free. But so that we don’t offend them, go to the lake and throw out a hook. Take the first fish that comes up, and when you open its mouth, you will find a four drachma coin. Take that and give it to them for me and you.'"
Luke 16:9 - "And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by how you use worldly wealth, so that when it runs out you will be welcomed into the eternal homes."
1 Timothy 6:10 - "For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains."
1 Timothy 5:18 - "For the scripture says, 'Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain,' and, 'The worker deserves his pay.'"
1 Timothy 6:6 - "Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit."
Acts 20:35 - "By all these things, I have shown you that by working in this way we must help the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’"