I feel much better with my stellar mutual funds chosen by mutual fund managers financial professionals than random stocks chosen by me. Samples he uses includes the passage about the camel passing through the eye of a needle and the one of the poor woman giving all her wealth to the church. Dave does a great job of teaching why good stewardship of God's resources leads to abundance, and why this should be the default goal when following God's principles with money, unless you feel God has given you a specific calling. What does God say about having money? In other words, worshipping something other than God. You have to get yourself in position where you have taken care of your family and then you can bless others. With whom did jesus eat thats one of the questions were exploring in this sermon series we started with abraham and sarah who welcomed god to.
That to me would be a great legacy and a life well lived! He gives good advice, and steps we can easily follow. Worse, there's a growing backlash in America against our most successful neighbors, but why? How much does God expect you to give to others? Regardless of where you might be on your life journey, this book is a must read, as it will help inform your life decisions for years to come. . I grew up respecting Dave tremendously. I have read Randy Alcorn's book many years ago but remember thinking he seems somewhat disingenuous when he talks about giving his entire net worth away but found out it was given to his wife and to a organization controlled by him. It's possible you may find an newer edition of this book there. Wh Listened to the audiobook.
I was not wow'ed by this book, primarily because it contains excerpts from Dave's previous books or Rabbi Lapin's Thou Shalt Prosper. Whether we like it or not, death is one of the few guarantees in life. To others, wealth is viewed as the ultimate, inexcusable sin. The question that should be asked is: Are you being a faithful steward of God's resources? In addition to sharing case studies of how wealthy go about donating their money, the book shares a step-by-step guide to starting and managing a private family foundation, as well as how to properly invest the foundation's assets for it to grow over time. The Legacy Journey takes the next step and deals more with spiritual principals regarding wealth and savings, as well as the info on how to invest money, and a chapter on listening for your true calling. If I kept myself on a shoestring budget. Dave's biblical view of money is not only right, but it has been right for thousands of years, just as the Bible has been infallible over the tests of time.
This has left a lot of godly men and women honestly confused about what to do with the resources God's put in their hands. I believe this book will challenge many of us to grow more in all things in Christ. He also expresses the need for a will, and the importance of selecting the right investments for retirement. I heard someone say once, one day I will have to give account for what I did with what he gave me, I hope that day I can tell him, I have nothing left, I used it and gave it all for you in my lifetime. Worse, there's a growing backlash in America against our most successful neighbors, but why? To research giving opportunities as much or more than you would research investing in a mutual fund or buying real estate. Make sure you are healthy with God and relationships. Findings from a 2014 found that roughly 51% of persons between the ages of 55 and 64 have not written a will.
I was inspired by his authentic approaches to wealth: an enduring processes with strong principle and discipline, and most importantly, it could be done by anyone regardless of income. Dave Ramsey takes Scriptures people have used to tell us what to do with money and goes deeper into them. I especially enjoyed the investing chapter which was fun and easy to read and understand. The first one was Total Money Maker Over last couple of months. He does a lot to dispel the idea that God doesn't like us to be rich. This book will he In Dave Ramsey's previous books, he tackles the how to get financially fit. I kind of wish there was more of that in this book.
Like others on here, it is frustrating watching friends and family spend with seeming disregard for their future. I have no doubt the Holy Spirit is trying to get this important message out to our society. His baby steps work for everyone. How does wealth affect your friendships, marriage, and children? We learned how to save enough money for ourselves so that we no longer had to depend on debt, and so much more. Legacy Journey A Radical View Of Biblical Wealth And Generosity can be very useful guide, and Legacy Journey A Radical View Of Biblical Wealth And Generosity play an important role in your products. The Legacy Journey is an okay book, just not great.
I'm excited to see the changes that begin to take place as more and more of us take this journey with Dave! Although creating a well-constructed estate plan requires a lot of work, it is worth it. This book is wisdom for that journey. Pray God helps you, so that it will be a blessing as it is intended to be with all those around you and around the world. In this book The Legacy Journey, he tackles more of the why we should get financially fit. While the information in the book was good, I guess I just already knew it all after listening to Dave for so many years.
While his other books deal with the practical steps of financial success, this book focuses more on the spiritual aspects. I found it to be an impressive work, an eye opener, and one that makes a ton of sense. By the way, if salvation or holiness were based on works, don't you think Jesus would have said the Widow above did good? If you're reading those books, you're most likely not ready to get into investing anyway. Is this what God had in mind? Imagine if we all became incredible stewards: How would the world change? To others, wealth is viewed as the ultimate, inexcusable sin. For me, the first is that the the journey we make during our lives is guided by a higher source. He also clears up much of the misinformation about wealth and success that is prevalent in our culture.