Money is a Matter of the Heart

September 17, 2023 Speaker: Jordan Gowing Series: Stand Alone

Topic: Sunday Morning Teaching Passage: Matthew 6:19–24

Why does God care about our money? Join us this Sunday at CrossWinds Church in Spencer as we consider the answer from Matthew 6.

Sermon Discussion

  1. Why is money such a sensitive topic for us today? What does this reveal about the connection between money and our hearts?
  2. What is one takeaway from the sermon and one question that you had after hearing the sermon?
  3. Read Matthew 6:19–20; Luke 12:16–21. Why should we be more concerned with eternal treasure than earthly ones?
  4. Read Matthew 5:11–12, 46: 6:1, 2, 5, 16. What are some of the ways that we build up heavenly treasure?
  5. How can we use earthly treasure to gain eternal treasure?
  6. Read Matthew 6:21–23. What is the connection between our money and our hearts? How does our use of money set the direction for our entire lives?
  7. Read Luke 19:1–10; Mark 10:17–22; Luke 3:9–14. How does a change in our financial priorities a sign of the fruit of repentance?
  8. Read Matthew 6:24. In what way does our money reveal what we think about God? What do your financial priorities reveal about your “master?”
  9. What are some ways that God is calling you to respond to this text this week?

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