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111 – The Star, the Lie and the Path – 3 Lessons from ‘3 Wise Men’

Dec 11, 2023 • 17 min 41 sec

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A journey to the most special Christmas setting of all inspires these 3 powerful lessons!

Picture three wise men, a vast desert sky with an awe-inspiring array of stars. As we explore this celestial guide, the perilous deception, and the redirected journey home in this incredible story, we’ll extract three profound lessons that celebrate Chrstmas and transcend the season. So, buckle up for this enlightening journey in Matthew 2:1-12, alongside the Magi, and may the lessons resonate as we approach the Christmas season and a new year on the horizon.

In this episode, John discusses:

  • Exploring the financial wisdom of the three wise men
  • The guiding star in your financial sky
  • Financial wisdom amidst deception
  • Adapting your financial path through divine guidance

Key Takeaways:

  • Lesson one explores the significance of the guiding star, urging us to identify our financial focal point amidst distractions and uncertainties, much like the wise men traversing the desert.
  • Lesson two delves into the danger of deception and misdirection, emphasizing the importance of staying alert, discerning influences, and aligning our financial decisions with God’s truth, drawing parallels to the wise men’s recognition of Herod’s deceit.
  • Lesson 3 focuses on the intentional planning of a new path, encouraging adaptability in our financial journey, openness to fresh ideas, and listening to God’s guidance for wise and faithful stewardship, mirroring the wise men’s journey home by another way.

“As we’re thinking about our financial goals and stewardship, when we devote that to prayer, God can show us new and unexpected paths toward our wise and faithful money journey. And that one path that we know is always true is Jesus.”


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If you’re interested in growing in your faith, wealth, and life, visit https://changeforyourdollar.com/ for all the tools you need from coaching and speaking to my latest book, He Spends, She Spends!

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A journey to the most special Christmas setting of all inspires these 3 powerful lessons!

Picture three wise men, a vast desert sky with an awe-inspiring array of stars. As we explore this celestial guide, the perilous deception, and the redirected journey home in this incredible story, we’ll extract three profound lessons that celebrate Chrstmas and transcend the season. So, buckle up for this enlightening journey in Matthew 2:1-12, alongside the Magi, and may the lessons resonate as we approach the Christmas season and a new year on the horizon.

In this episode, John discusses:

  • Exploring the financial wisdom of the three wise men
  • The guiding star in your financial sky
  • Financial wisdom amidst deception
  • Adapting your financial path through divine guidance

Key Takeaways:

  • Lesson one explores the significance of the guiding star, urging us to identify our financial focal point amidst distractions and uncertainties, much like the wise men traversing the desert.
  • Lesson two delves into the danger of deception and misdirection, emphasizing the importance of staying alert, discerning influences, and aligning our financial decisions with God’s truth, drawing parallels to the wise men’s recognition of Herod’s deceit.
  • Lesson 3 focuses on the intentional planning of a new path, encouraging adaptability in our financial journey, openness to fresh ideas, and listening to God’s guidance for wise and faithful stewardship, mirroring the wise men’s journey home by another way.

“As we’re thinking about our financial goals and stewardship, when we devote that to prayer, God can show us new and unexpected paths toward our wise and faithful money journey. And that one path that we know is always true is Jesus.”


Additional resources:


Let’s continue the conversation!

Connect to Smarter Stewardship at https://smarterstewardship.com/ and gain access to resources that will help you stay in the loop for resources that will actively help you shape your financial future.

If you’re interested in growing in your faith, wealth, and life, visit https://changeforyourdollar.com/ for all the tools you need from coaching and speaking to my latest book, He Spends, She Spends!

If this blessed you today, please Subscribe, Leave a Review, and Share with someone who you believe will benefit from this message!

Contact John:

Website: https://changeforyourdollar.com/
Website: https://smarterstewarship.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smarterstewardship
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smarterstewardship

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