Principles of Faith and Finances

By Floyd McClung

Trusting God to meet our daily needs is not about money, but hearing and obeying God. Abraham was the father of faith, but he was also a wealthy man. He owned thousands of sheep and camels. Yet, when the Lord spoke to Abraham, he believed God and obeyed Him (Genesis 12:1-3). Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of the Lord (Romans 10:17).

When God calls us to serve Him, He promises to supply all our needs. His part is to supply, our part is to trust and obey Him. We can express our faith in God in many ways to meet our needs: we can work, serve as tentmakers, develop an incoming producing ministry, share our financial needs with others, send out prayer letters, work part time, etc. The manner in which we trust God to meet our needs may vary. What is crucial is that we hear and obey the voice of God.

If God calls us to