Biblical Money

10 Money Lessons From The Bible

 

The Ten Commandments are just the beginning of Biblical financial lessons that can be applied to modern life

 

 

1. AVOID GREED:  Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries are coming upon you.  Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten.  Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire.(James 5:1)

 

2. REDUCE DEBT:  The rich rules over the poor and the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.  (Proverbs 22:7)

 

3. SAVE MORE:  On the first day of every week each one of you is to put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that no collections be made when I come.  (Corinthians 16:2)

 

4. THE SUBPRIME MORTGAGE CRISIS:  It is better that you should vow than that you should vow and not pay.  (Ecclesiastes 5:5)

 

5. PAY YOUR TAXES:  Render to Caesar the things that are Caesars and to God the things that are God’s.  (Quote from Matthew)

 

6. BE A GOOD BOSS OF AN ETHICAL COMPANY:  He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.  (Proverbs 22:16)

 

7. AVOID MADOFFS:  The naïve believes everything, but the sensible man considers the steps.  (Proverbs 14:15)

 

8. DIVERSIFY YOUR PROTFOLIO AND ASSETS:  Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on earth.  (Ecclesiastes 12:2)     

 

9. LEAVE A LEGACY:  A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children.  (Proverbs 13:22)

 

10. GIVE TO CHARITY:  He who gives to the poor will never want, but he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.  (Proverbs 28:27)