Category: Christian

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT WEALTH AND INVESTING?

The bible gives a lot of guidance for how to best live your life, but what does the bible say about wealth — and how should you let your religious beliefs affect your investing practices? In the late 1920s, Irving Fisher was one of the most trusted names in the investment world. America listened as he offered bold investment advice on October 16, 1929: “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau……
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Christian Investors: Should You Avoid Regular Mutual Funds?

Webster’ s Dictionary defines a blind spot as “an area in which one fails to exercise judgment,” and Christian investors know that, throughout history, many Christians have had glaring blind spots. Take Martin Luther and John Calvin, for example. These two heroes of the faith were engaged in practices that are viewed as objectively immoral by today’s standards. While it’s easy in hindsight to see the ways in which these men and women failed to…
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Get Rich With God: Parable Of The Rich Young Ruler

There’s so much that the bible can teach us about wealth—and that includes the lessons in the parable of the rich young ruler. Matthew 19:24 contains a scary warning for any American in pursuit of wealth. Jesus says, “Again I tell you; it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God” (ESV). You don’t have to be a seamstress…
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Parable of The Unjust Steward: Invest in What Lasts

Jesus’ parable of the unjust steward and unrighteous wealth, found in Luke 16:1-13, is certainly one of the most difficult to understand. The story involves a wealthy man, a deceitful manager, and white-collar crime.  Jesus ends the parable by calling His followers to “make friends for [themselves] by means of unrighteous wealth.” (Luke 16:9) At first this parable seems confusing and scandalous, but it actually paints a clear picture of how Jesus expects Christians to…
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WARNINGS FROM GOD: WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT MONEY?

What does the bible say about money? A lot, actually. In fact, the word “money” is used over 140 times in the Bible – that’s more mentions than prayer, healing, and mercy! If you do a quick search online, you’ll find an endless supply of articles detailing the Bible’s wisdom concerning debt, tithing and all matters of financial wisdom. However, there’s a topic that often gets left out of the Biblical financial principles’ discussion: Biblical…
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