Living in Financial Freedom

The realm of money may seem incompatible with faith, having little or nothing to do with the supernatural. Yet the Christian life is not a dichotomy of material and spiritual, natural and supernatural.

BY: Joan Hunter

Missional Living
 

The realm of money may seem incompatible with faith, having little or nothing to do with the supernatural. Yet the Christian life is not a dichotomy of material and spiritual, natural and supernatural.

Here is an excerpt from Joan Hunter's book Supernatural Provision.

Chapter 1

Used by permission of Whitaker House

“WORD” ECONOMICS

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year of drought, nor will cease from yielding fruit.

—Jeremiah 17:7–8

When you hear the word economics, you probably think of the largely secular discipline that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. You may think of the stock market, which rises and plummets in an alarming pattern. You may think of taxes and tariffs and currency exchanges. The realm of money may seem incompatible with faith, having little or nothing to do with the supernatural.

Yet the Christian life is not a dichotomy of material and spiritual, natural and supernatural. Those of us who call God our Savior and

Continued on page 2: Provision »

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