Have you ever experienced stress and anxiety when dealing with numerous financial issues? You’re not alone. There are sleepless nights, worry that nags you every minute of the day, and the endless pit in your stomach. When you’re constantly worrying about finances, you feel your worries starting to rob you of your peace. Financial stress can even affect your health and relationships.
So how do you overcome the fear and worry regarding your situation and focus on the peace you want for your life? First, you should look into what’s causing your financial woes. Did you lose your job with no set emergency plan? Do you find that you overspend a lot? Maybe you have a lot of medical bills?
How you got there doesn’t really matter, but you should remember that God is bigger than all your financial troubles. He wants the best for you in every aspect of your life, and your finances are no exception. He doesn’t want to see you constantly struggling or worrying about how you’ll make ends meet. God wants you to have everything you want and need and more.
Still, there are some things you have to do for His blessings to take effect in your life. Here are some things you can do to fight financial problems.
Have the right attitude.
If you want God to work on your behalf, try not to complain, whine or play the blame game. When you talk about your money issues, speak positivity and life over the situation. If you’re always negative, that means you don’t have faith. What comes from your tongue shows what’s in your spirit. Leave the negativity behind you.
Praying about your money issues means that you’re staying connected to God. He wants you to communicate with Him consistently, no matter the situation. John 15:1-8 reminds us, “If you abide in me, ask what you will, and it will be done for you.” God wants you to connect with Him. When you don’t stray and stay close, God takes you to a new level and causes you to bear more fruit.
Faith can be hard to come by in some situations. However, we must understand that God change fix any problem for your good in the twinkle of an eye. You have to believe in your heart that He’s able and will do it. It would be best if you stuck with that idea no matter how grim your situation gets. He’s always in control and will make a way out of no way.
When you’re dealing with money problems, it’s easy to get discouraged; you want to give up when things aren’t going your way as fast as you want. However, we should remember that God is an on-time God whose timing is always perfect. Just because you don’t see any progress doesn’t mean He’s not working behind the scenes.
God commends action. When you do everything you can to fix your situation, He sees that and lets more good things fall in your path. You can’t sit around and wait for money to drop out of the sky or from a tree. God helps people who help themselves, so try to find a way out of your financial pickle while trusting Him to show you the way.
Using these techniques will help you get a grip on your financial problems and keep you from fighting the same fight repeatedly. Monetary issues won’t be there forever, no matter if the economy is up or down. God can indeed make a way out of no way, but you still have to do your part. He loves action, and taking any of these steps requires some effort.
Financial issues are a genuine concern in most households. Even the children of God have been preoccupied with financial pressures. From too much debt to a high cost of living, struggling with your money can feel like you’re running on a treadmill, eager to get off and start living a prosperous life.
While the money itself isn’t good or evil, Christians are frequently confronted with challenging questions, like how does God work through financial problems? Can money become your god? God cares about our approach to fixing our economic issues, and He cares about our well-being. He’s worried about people who suffer due to another person’s misfortune. Psalms 37:21 tells us, “The wicked borrows but does not pay back.”
There is a proper way to look at money in light of the gospel; it starts by knowing how God’s grace is the answer to our financial issues. God forgives us for our financial sins. The Greek word opheiléma, as seen in Matthew 6:12 for the word “debts,” usually refers to sins and that which is owed. This correlation reminds us that God cares about every affliction, including financial issues caused by someone’s sin, whether ours or someone else’s.
Jesus also reminds us that our standing with God should be our primary concern, which won’t change for people who put their faith in Him for salvation. Proverbs 17:5 says, “Whoever mocks the poor insults his Maker; he who is glad at calamity will not go unpunished.”
Going through financial woes can be difficult for anyone. You start to feel like your world is spiraling out of control, and you’ll never be able to make it through. However, you should be comforted that God is always with us. He doesn’t want to see you struggling or worried about anything. He wants to see you live a joyful and prosperous life. While looking over your finances, it may help you to pray to God for a breakthrough or ask Him to help you see something you’re missing.
It may feel like your money problems won’t end, but everything is possible if you believe in Him. You must believe in your heart that God will get you to the other side. However, it would help if you also worked through your financial problems yourself. God can make a way out of no way, but He loves to see action. The sunny days are coming, but you have to get through the rain.