Bible Summary. The Bible does sanction the lending of money. The Bible does not sanction lending money with interest to the poor. The Bible teaches us that lending should be fair and it should not be an object of extortion and greed. The Bible tells us that we should lend to those who are in … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Lending?
Bible Summary. A consumption economy is at complete odds with God. No matter the amount of money, the amount of food, the amount of sex, the amount of entertainment, a consumer in a consumption economy will never be satisfied . God knows it is man’s nature that when material things are in abundant that people … Continue reading What the Bible Tells Us About the Dangers of a Consumption Economy
Bible Summary. The first law of sowing and reaping is if you sow in kind, then you reap in the same kind. Another law of sowing and reaping is that if you sow little, you will reap little. If you sow much, you will reap much. The third law of reaping and sowing is that … Continue reading The Laws of Sowing and Reaping
Bible Summary. There is the law of sowing and reaping. Just as God loves and gives to us, He expects us to do the same for others. The right way for us to live in this world is to sow in righteousness. If you do not put your resources to work as God’s good stewards, … Continue reading Get What You Give – Reap What You Sow
Bible Summary. The Bible sanctions usury (lending with interest), but the Bible disallows it when it comes to the poor. The Bible tells us that we should not lend and charge interest to people who we have a personal relationship with such as family or friends. The Bible tells us that usury, lending with interest, … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Usury and Lending?
Bible Summary. If a business needs capital to generate income, this would be a case where the Bible supports borrowing of money. We need to follow through and not tarry with paying off our debts. We should pay back what we owe. See below for Biblical commentary, meaning, and advice concerning Christians and debt. See … Continue reading Christians and Debt: What the Bible Tells Us – Part 2
Bible Summary. Christians should not have unnecessary debts or past due obligations. Money nor debt is not necessary bad except when we become consumed and obsessed with these material things over our Christianity. Creditors should not be allowed to withhold security for a loan if it takes away a person’s means of livelihood. See below … Continue reading What the Bible Tells Christians About Debt – Part 1
Summary. The Bible tells us to not make consumption the center of our lives. We need to be focused on giving of ourselves, both materially and spiritually, instead of being obsessed with consuming things. We are suppose to balance our use of God’s resources to bring increase and at the same time preserve God’s resources … Continue reading What the Bible Says About a Consumer Society
Bible Summary. One of God’s promises in the Bible concerning finances is that he will bless the work of our hands and our financial investments. The Bible also tells us that we can be rich in our finances if we are diligent in our work. The Bible tells us that a buyer should not try … Continue reading What Does the Bible Tell Us About Finances