Luke 14:28. The Bible tells us that we need to measure our risks before we act in whatever we do. This is especially the case when it comes to planning in business. All businesses take some degree of risk to generate income. This could include risking capital to buy raw materials or plant equipment.
Luke 12:48. The Bible tells us that for those of us that are blessed, much is required. This applies to our financial blessings, our spiritual blessings, and the blessings of wisdom that God has bestowed unto us. Luke 12:48 says, “But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes.
Deuteronomy 30:9. One of God’s promises in the Bible concerning finances is that he will bless the work of our hands and our financial investments.
Deuteronomy 23:20. The Bible tells us that usury, lending with interest, is permissible within specific limits. One limit is that we should not lend and charge interest to people that we have a personal relationship with such as family or friends. Giving or lending to friends and families is permissible, just do not charge interest.
1st Timothy 5:17. Many people question the purpose of giving tithes and offerings. There are many reasons for us to give tithes and offerings to include supporting pastors and ministers that preach the Word of God.
Leviticus 27:30. Tithing is well defined in Mosaic Law. Many of the hundreds of laws given down from God to Moses are related to tithes and offerings.
Titus 3:5. Righteousness can be defines as the pursuit of righteous acts. Righteous acts are actions and activities that line up with a higher moral authority. For most people this higher moral authority is God. It is God that decides what is right and wrong. He is the source of righteousness.
Genesis 17:6. Another characteristic of a father is to be a fruitful producer. An example of a father being a fruitful producer is Abraham.
Psalm 127:4. Another characteristic of a father is that he be a strong leader that trains and guides his children. Through a fathers training and guidance, his children become obedient and fruitful to do the Lord's will. Well brought up children make a father stronger by their obedience and their fruitfulness in the Lord.
Romans 7:19: A major difference between a Christian and a non-Christian is a Christian knows the difference between good and evil. Knowing the difference between what God considers good and what He considers evil is the first step to becoming a Christian. The challenge for Christians is that the knowledge of good and evil does not save a person from sinful desires and consequences of sin.