With regards to Christians conducting business there inevitably, at some point or any other, arises a conflict of interests, stuff that disturb the conscience, is that this right or perhaps is it wrong. The conscience interrogates itself, tearing the Christian apart with inner turmoil. There’s always the lingering doubts, did I actually do it God’s way? Shall We Be Held being in keeping with my belief? How can I be judged because of my actions? Will others see me like a hypocrite?
In the current cut-throat business world in which the line between right and wrong is thinly attracted, one wonders if it’s possible for any Christian to become a good businessperson with no compromising of belief and morals. The tactics utilized by the planet make just about anything legal, as well as the Christian it has only made decision-generating difficult. That which was dishonest and dirty and unacceptable merely a couple of years back is becoming praiseworthy today. Just check out the word what getting used today and also the movies being proven, that which was distasteful and improper is now standard which is nowadays that people as Christians need to make a full time income without compromising our values.
A youthful man just entering the corporate world once stated in my experience he couldn’t conduct business if you don’t take of his Christian jacket. The implication during these words was he couldn’t conduct business without cheating, laying or stealing. If, throughout your existence, you’ve seen a mentor or someone you respect conducting business (and that i make use of the word with reservation here) by cheating, or laying, or stealing, then your natural factor is that you should believe it is quite okay to make use of exactly the same methods. I made use of the term ‘business’ with reservation in the last sentence because I don’t believe cheating, laying and stealing is business. This stuff are an affront to nearly all businesspeople, this stuff are crime. I wish to clarify here, that making money isn’t crime for this is presented:
Thus saith god, thy Redeemer, the Holy Certainly one of Israel I’m god thy God which teacheth thee to learn, which leadeth thee incidentally that thou shouldest go. (Isa 48:17)
God won’t educate us to crime. The bible is filled with people, holy and righteous people of God who earned their carry on doing business and making money. Abraham would be a effective player, soldier and businessman. Also was Job. Solomon sent ships to trade and barter in another country even importing chariots from Egypt, Israel’s traditional enemy. Business shouldn’t be left at the disposal of the ungodly couple of, but all can, and really should, participate.