Solomon Success

With The Bible And Money, It's All About The Budget

With The Bible And Money, It’s All About The Budget

One of the most important money skills to develop in this life is how to budget. When it comes to the Bible and money, we shouldn't have to remind you that God isn't fond of those who lose control of their spending. Do you reach for these reliable excuses when the prospect of personal budgeting rears...

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biblical investing

Best Biblical Investing – Real Estate vs. Stock Market

When it comes to choosing an investment asset – real estate or the stock market – it sometimes seems like an episode of MTV's Celebrity Death Match with proponents in each corner vociferously extolling the virtues of their hero. At Solomon Success, we don't need a death match to know which...

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Christian investors

Christian Investors Watch Out For Backsliding

Is God in favor of backsliding Christian investors? After reading Proverbs 14:14 we're guessing not. He's not in favor of backsliding at all. In case you need you need a memory refreshment, here's how it reads: “The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be...

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Biblical investing

Biblical Investing and Plundering the Third World

Do you have companies like Exxon Mobil, Unocal, Chevron, and Monsanto in your stock portfolio? More importantly, are investments in these companies (and others) consistent with a Biblical investing approach? Mining, oil, and chemical companies have been accused on more than one occasion of the economic...

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Proverbs 16:18

Know It All Know Nothings (Proverbs 16:18)

Like most of Solomon's proverbs, Proverbs 16:18 says a heck of a lot in very few words. Let's listen in while the voice in our head reminds us... “Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” Notice that Solomon didn't say pride goeth before a wounded ego or a stubbed...

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Proverbs 10:2

Wickedness is a Low Profit Endeavor (Proverbs 10:2)

In the words of Proverbs 10:2 “Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death.” There's something very strange at work in the world when non-Christians and those who claim to be so, but have been corrupted, fear the laws of police and government more than...

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Proverbs 24:16

Proverbs 24:16 – The Righteous and The Wicked Fall Down

Let's read King Solomon's words in Proverbs 24:16 as written in the New Living Translation. “The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked.” If there is one thing God doesn't guarantee in this life, it's that believers will...

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small business advice

Small Business Advice for the Greedy

The Bible has a little book called Proverbs that, among other topics, offers small business advice for the greedy. In particular, Proverbs 1:19 says: “So are the paths of every one that is greedy of gain: it taketh away the life of its possessors.” You"d think that avoiding greed would be...

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