Most of us look towards the Bible for daily inspiration, so why not for business? Seriously, there are so many gems in there it’s hard to ignore.
Yes, there are many books that talk about Christianity and business, but go ahead and start at the source first.
There’s too many to put into this post, but make sure you read these bible verses about business.
Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight. – Leviticus 19:13 NIV
Basically, don’t be dishonest. What goes around comes around, especially disgruntled employees.
Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice. – Psalm 112:5 NIV
If you serve and give to your customers (or even anyone in your network), you’ll reap the rewards.
For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
Trust that there is a higher purpose for you, even if you are unsure about the direction of your business.
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. – Romans 8:18 NIV
You’ll find tough times in business or finding yourself putting in a lot of hours at the start of it. But guess what? All that effort will pay off once you develop more systems and can bring on a team.
Without the guidance of good leaders a nation falls. But many good advisers can save it. – Proverbs 11:14 NIRV
You cannot work alone in your business. Learn from those who have done it before as well as those who can support your ideas.
The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. – Proverbs 21:5 NIV
Basically, don’t run into analysis paralysis. If you work consistently, you’ll be successful.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your path. – Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
Trust that what you’re doing is going to help you. Have faith that you’re guided to do the right things.
The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.- Psalm 37:23-24 NIV
Again, another great one about faith, and that you just have to trust that your business and your good intentions will turn into fruition.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. – Psalm 23: 5-6 KJV
Yup, you’ll run into some mean people in your business. Whether it’s competitors or haters, it will happen. The important thing is that you don’t have to fall into their negativity and that you do what you need to do to keep shining.
So there you have it, some amazing bible verses about business! Are there any that you think needs to be included in this list?
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