But Wayne Grudem introduces a novel concept: business itself glorifies God See how your business, and your life in business, can be dedicated to GodÕs glory. Grudem offers solid guidance for avoiding marketplace temptations while simultaneously Business for the Glory of God () by Wayne Grudem. (96 pages) Can business activity in itself be morally good and pleasing to God? Sometimes business can seem so shady–manipulating the “bottom line,”.
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Wayne Grudem Limited preview – I hadn’t but I have now. I appreciated how Grudem pointed out the sinful risks that come along with aspects like profit and productivity.
Gllory is also a touching naivety about it, that we the consumers set the price for the goods we pay – or we simply would stop buying them p41it seems that despite food riots around the world and rising fears about energy costs at home not everything is subject to Dr Grudem’s laws. I had made up my mind when I was a teen that I would have nothing to do with business, as my father had been a successful businessman, which fkr me to seek out service professions over the last 40 years glry, ministry, and the military.
It is simple book but change a lot of misunderstanding on the business. Yet, taken in together and with perspective, I believe each of these books adds helpful insight into the way we should live as Christians.
Business for the Glory of God – Wayne Grudem
foe The reason poor countries are poor are because of poor governance, massively inefficient bureaucracies all of which is true but it’s not the whole story.
A while ago my friend Matt Hosier asked me if I read this book.
Grudem explains the basic moral principles that ought to guide a Christian’s attitude towards business. Their role is to make a profit, not to preach. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Feb 15, Joe Haack rated it liked it. We can overcome various temtations related to the business!
Great little book for any Christian in business. Likewise with some of the food we eat– the disconnect between what’s on our plate and where it came from and how it was created, whether that’s on-net positive or negative, should give us pause. Apr 23, Marney rated it it was ok. Rich Brott Limited preview – The weakest arguments by far are his argument that inequality of possessions is the way God intended things to be, that this is a good thing that gives glory to God.
This book is more an extended essay, but Grudem calls it a book and sells it as such, so it’s a book. He argues that the components of business, divided into nine chapters, are actually fundamentally good, and provide greater opportunities to bring glory to God.
Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business
He was able to break down some very complex economic ideas into language that the average reader would be able to understand and accept. Lending is the temporary transfer of the control of property, but not the ownership. I will probably be recommending my business coaching clients read this! Fryma e Shenjte me drejtoi per te studiuar nje dege qe une nuk e kisha shume perzemer.
When you are beyond your means? Feb 06, The Book Man rated it it was amazing. Meh I had to read it for school. I give this book 3. He doesn’t say, which really makes it seem like straw man arguments are being used.
He then admits the possible abuses or misuses of competition, and concludes by reminding the reader that this does not make competition all bad. Moral hazard, to borrow and not repay. Mar 11, Justin Tapp rated it liked it Shelves: Would of like more explanations and more focus on solutions to negatives in business.
In the first area of consideration, ownershipGrudem draws his readers to one of the Ten Commandments in Exodus I’m thankful for the overall message of the book, which emphasizes that Christian businesspeople can and should bring glory to God. Jan 21, Ryan Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: But Wayne Grudem introduces a novel concept: Hoarding, polluting and destroying the earth, pride.
Isn’t becoming a slave to someone always unwise? Speaking of cultural practice, it is apparent that Grudem writes from the perspective of one who lives in a democracy with a sort of thriving flory economy.