Open Your Bible
These verses and any linked articles/stories are intended to help jumpstart you in your own studies. Most verses are best understood within the context of the whole letter in which it was written. I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have your own Bible and seek on your own. No one, or any resource, can replace one-on-one time with the King.
The greatest help and benefit to my business is God's Word. So often we think there is a divide between the spiritual and the rest of our lives - or that the Bible doesn't apply to our jobs or our business. But this is simply not true! Even those who do not profess to be "religious" understand the wisdom contained in the Bible that is applicable to business principles. Most of what they share as good success tips are really Kingdom principles. Let's take a look at them together:
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LUKE 16:10 The one who manages the little he has been given with faithfulness and integrity will be promoted and trusted with greater responsibilities. But those who cheat with the little they have been given will not be considered trustworthy to receive more. [TPT]
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ISAIAH 48:17 I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go.
PSALM 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go, I will counsel you with My eye on you.
PSALM 119:14 I find more joy in following what You tell me to do than in chasing after all the wealth of the world.
PSALM 119:23 For even if the princes and my leaders choose to criticize me, I will continue to serve you and walk in your plans for my life. Your commandments are my counselors; your word is my light and delight! [TPT]
PSALM 119:35-36 Guide me into the paths that please you, for I take delight in all that you say. Cause my heart to bow before your words of wisdom and not to the wealth of this world. [TPT]
PSALM 119:37 Help me turn my eyes away from illusions so that I pursue only that which is true…
PSALM 143:9-10 Teach me to do Thy will. For Thou are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
PSALM 144:1 Blessed be Adonai, my rock, who trains my hand for [my purpose] and my fingers for [my calling].
2 CORINTHIANS 6:14-16 Do not yoke yourselves together in a team with unbelievers. For how can righteousness and lawlessness be partners? What fellowship does light have with darkness? What harmony can there be between Messiah and B’Liya`al? What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? What agreement can there be between the temple of God and idols?…
LUKE 16:9 It is important that you use the wealth of this world to demonstrate your friendship with God y winning friends and blessing others. [TPT]
LUKE 16:11 If you have not handled the riches of this world with integrity, why should you be trusted with the eternal treasures of the spiritual world?