Introduction: Money matters! Ecclesiastes 10:19 says "A party gives laughter, wine gives happiness, and money gives everything!" Money matters when you have it and it really matters when you don't.
Recap of Wednesday's Prayer Call (from this passage)...3 Do's
-Work: my acknowledgement that no one owes me anything
-Save: wisdom for beyond today
-Budget: if your outgo exceeds you income, it will soon be your downfall
Exposition: 4 Don'ts
1) Don't squander wise advice...verses 33-40
Information without application is of no use to your situation.
2) Don't abuse prosperity...verses 47-49
Walkerism: If money always burns a hole in your pocket, there'll never be any money in your pocket!
3) Don't underestimate famine...verses 53-55
Hard times come to every one, no matter your status. Brace yourself for the worst of the worst.
4) Don't break the piggy bank too soon...verses 55-57
A new outfit is not a necessity or an emergency!!! Real problems are coming and will be savings account worthy.