FOCUS TEXT: 1 Timothy 6:6-21

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Proverbs 8:18-21; Ecclesiastes 2:12-23; Matthew 6:19-24; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15

DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 19:16-26

KEY VERSE: For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith (1 Timothy 6:10).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Biblical stewardship recognizes that all our possessions belong to God.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify several ways in which the use of money can show they are good stewards.

I. Avoid Materialism (1 Timothy 6:6-10)

II. Establish Right Priorities (1 Timothy 6:11-16)

III. Use Riches Rightly (1 Timothy 6:17-21)