Tag Archives: Borrowing & Lending

What the Bible Tells Us About the Dangers of a Consumption Economy

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






What Does the Bible Say About Usury and Lending?

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?






Christians and Debt: What the Bible Tells Us – Part 2

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






What the Bible Tells Christians About Debt – Part 1

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






What the Bible Says About a Consumer Society

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






What Does the Bible Tell Us About Finances

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