One might ask the question, “Does buying insurance show a lack of faith in God’s ability to provide for you?”
We think not, and here’s why. The wisdom writer in Proverbs 27:12 advised, “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and walk right into trouble.” The Apostle Paul warned in 1 Timothy 5:8, “If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”
Filling the gaps with adequate insurance demonstrates the prudence about which the wisdom writer advised and avoids the condemnation about which the Apostle Paul warned.
Prayer Focus: Ask the Lord to grant you prudence in the use of insurance in providing for your family.
Next Week: Long-Term Care Insurance
The information in this article is provided as general information and is not intended as legal or tax advice. For advice and assistance in specific cases, you should seek the advice of an attorney or other professional adviser.