The Bible's instructions about money often seem contradictory so what should we do about it? In God's Thrifty Extravagance, Kopke explores the seeming contradictory ideas regarding money and demonstrates that these dynamic paradoxes actually reveal God's truth to us. This book encourages readers to reexamine their financial habits to survive tough economic times, helps them prepare for major life transitions, and shows how to learn to use God's blessing of money. Paperback.
The Bible says, "The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it." But it also says, "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom." The Bibles instructions about money often seem contradictory. So what should we do? Kopke explores the seeming contradictory ideas regarding money and demonstrates that these dynamic paradoxes actually reveal Gods truth to us. This cleverly written book encourages readers to reexamine their financial habits to survive tough economic times, helps them prepare for major life transitions, and shows how to learn to use Gods blessing of money.
"In a wonderfully entertaining style and with deep theological insights, Jon Kopke challenges both our understanding and our living out of the stewardship responsibility that God expects of each of us. He makes an important contribution to the growing awareness that our relationship to our money has a great deal to do with our relationship to God. This book makes for excellent personal reading and for great small group discussion."
"A 'must have' resource.... Few books offer more insights and timely sayings than Jon's witty but penetrating analysis of the paradoxes of money... [and] additional meanings of the teachings of the Bible on the use of my time, talents, and money."
"This is an important resource for anyone who is serious about gaining financial wisdom and improving understanding of the biblical perspective on money."
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