“What’s mine is mine and I’m going to keep it!”
“What’s yours is mine and I’m going to take it!”
“What’s mine is God’s and I’m going to share it!”
“What’s ours is God’s and we’re going to share it!”
Which of these four statements describe your relationship to money? Are you an owner, a thief, perhaps a socialist, or a generous steward of the sacred trust God has given to you? Are you and your spouse financial soul mates? And, whose money is it, anyway?
The answer to that last question reveals whether God is first in your finances or not. “The earth is the Lords, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it” (Psalm 24:1).