Bible and Money

16 Fundamental Truths of Personal Finance

by Tim August 8, 2014

1. Pay God First Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.  It’s important to understand that money shouldn’t’ be the sole reason behind why we work each day.  Our hope doesn’t lie in the dollar, euro, or gold; it’s founded on Christ.  Personal finance is no different.  When we acknowledge our dependence […]

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Should You Tithe or Give What You Feel Led to Give?

by Kevin October 15, 2012
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Have you ever considered that there might be more than one interpretation of the tithe? I think there are at least three. I don’t claim any “expert” status on the topic of tithing, but here goes. And feel free to disagree! The tithe is a requirement. The Bible discusses the tithe in several places, and […]

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Is Debt a Sin or a Temptation?

by Kevin October 8, 2012
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In many Christian circles, debt is considered to be a sin, and there’s strong Biblical support for that position. But is it also possible that unless it’s taken to an extreme that debt isn’t quite a sin–maybe it’s just a temptation. Neither situation is good. A sin is a sin, and a temptation is something […]

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10 Places You Can Get a Free Bible

by Tim May 25, 2012
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The Bible gives hope, changes lives, and encourages people each and every day.  The Word of God is living and active and still applies to us today. The Bible says in Galatians 1:8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let […]

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Should the Poor Give?

by Timothy Artisan April 24, 2012

The Bible is clear on tithe (the word tithe itself means ten percent), and that tithing is one more step towards obedience to God. The important thing that people miss about tithe is: God doesn’t need your money. It is important to understand that tithing is more a demonstration of where your heart is, and […]

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8 Short Bible Verses About Money

by Tim February 29, 2012
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Sometimes the shortest verses pack the hardest punch.  When it comes to verses about money, the Bible is no different.  I’m always amazed with how clear the Bible is when it comes to stewardship and money management. As a challenge, I decided to see if I could find one verse in the Bible to sum […]

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Christians, Fear, and Starting a Business

by Timothy Artisan February 27, 2012
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I’ve previously written on Faith and Finance about Christian Business Leaders, and their place in the world. I believe that not only is there room for Christian Business Leaders, but I believe there is a shortage of Christian business leaders who will not only run their business with the utmost integrity, but will also stand firmly in […]

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Are Credit Cards Sinful?

by Alex February 24, 2012
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Here’s a debate that’s fun to rip open from time-to-time. Are credit cards sinful? More specifically, is using a credit card a sin? It’s a tough question to ask and the answers given are as contradictory as they come. Whatever your thoughts on the sin issue, opinions tend to boil down to one of two […]

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Integrity In Finance

by Timothy Artisan February 23, 2012
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Psalm 15:5 who lends money to the poor without interest; who does not accept a bribe against the innocent. Whoever does these things will never be shaken. Christianity means many things. We are called to be so many things, but if I were to summarize it: we are called to emulate Jesus Christ, in all […]

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Being Rich Doesn’t Make You Greedy

by Alex February 15, 2012

While Occupy Wall Street is slowly working its way out of the news, the ideas behind it are holding strong: being rich is evil. If you’re well above the average (the saying goes) you should have your riches taken away from you. It doesn’t matter how you collected the money. If you have it, you […]

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