Money can’t buy happiness, right? Funny thing is, most of us think we might be the exception and try anyway. Only to just become more stressed, anxious, and exhausted. But money actually can make us happy, if we understand true ownership.
01:45 Monica hates the title, so what is UP?
03:02 Are we sure money can’t buy happiness?
05:20 Allowing money to make us happy, a Jesus story
08:35 The key to fighting greed
11:52 What we’re really afraid of
14:22 What we all want, and it seems dumb
17:30 The first step…
18:35 A practice
20:41 Crosscreek things 4 u
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▶ Suggested Bible Readings:
Matthew 6:19-34, Matthew 25:14-30
▶ Music we listened to making this episode:
Open the Door: Ludwig Goransson- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftNnSM_VnTM
Fox on the Run: Sweet- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRv7EjjwYBI
Barrett Strong: Money- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5KU34DrrPI
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- Is talking about money a comfortable or an awkward experience for you? Why do you think that is?
- Read Jesus’ story again (Luke 15:16-21). What thoughts, feelings, and/or reactions did you have to this account?
- In what way(s) could giving up ownership of what you own change your view on money and even your life?
- Who and what can your group join you in praying for this week?