Today we will examine the scriptures for understanding on Financial Matters & Decisions in business.
God is our provider. Genesis 22:14 and many other scripture references.
God wants me to be a good steward of His provision. Malachi 3:10
We are to pursue our relationship with God over material possessions. Luke 16:13
Borrowing money should be approached with caution. Proverbs 22:7
Get full disclosure and written agreements before entering into partner relationships.
Avoid get rich quick schemes. Proverbs 10:4
The full article has many scripture references and more tips for financially running a business that honors God.
- 1The lessons emerged through my relationships with other business leaders, government officials, customers while performing work for them, suppliers and additional lessons have been learned as I served in churches, Christian schools and universities, and para-church ministries.
- 2The Lord commands that I provide for my family I Timothy 5:8 and leave an inheritance to my children’s children Proverbs 13:22.
- 3We are to be generous with God’s provision Proverbs 11:24, especially with those who helped us achieve success.
I don’t believe debt or excessive credit should be used to sustain corporate survival, but only to afford expansion based on a realistic expectation of projected revenue and the ability to repay the debt.
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Ray is also a highly sought after speaker at churches and retreats across America, where for years he has challenged followers of Christ to integrate their faith in and through the marketplace on a daily basis.He is also part of the speaking faculty for Orlando, Florida based “Man In the Mirror” ministry where he conducts seminars and retreats across the country.