I Am Debtor

by Jarrod M. Jacobs When the apostle Paul wrote to the Romans, he said, “I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise” (Romans 1:14). What did that mean? How could he have been a “debtor” to them when he had not seen them yet…

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How do I give if I’m a student and not making any money?

Question: Good evening, I attend graduate school. I just came across your website when I did a Google search about the collection if you’re unemployed. I wanted to ask a question based on the response that was given. I used to be employed last year, but now I am not. Because of my previous employment,…

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Is it a Sin to be in Debt?

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton An article in the paper caught my eye. “For some Christians, it’s a sin to be in debt.” As I continued to read, the author admitted that only a few “hardliners” say owing money is morally wrong. The verses they used to justify their belief were Romans 13:8, which says to owe…

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Avoiding Debt

Text: I Timothy 6:6-12 Firms go out of their way to offer me credit, For which, I might say, I am deeply indebted! – Doris O’Brien –   I.         A large industry has developed in the past hundred years or so             A.        It has existed for centuries, but it was commonly frowned upon until recent decades             B.        Once…

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What does the Bible say about credit cards?

Question: What the Bible said about credit cards, especially for the Christian? I cannot understand people using a credit card to give to the Lord. It brings many problems when you have no control over your spending. I cannot understand this. It is my belief that this is not God’s will. Could using a credit…

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