Principles of Successful Business
complete dependence on God.
( 3:5-7 )
Trust in the
Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own
understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will make
your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes, fear the
Lord, turn away from evil.
( 16:3 )
Commit your works
unto the Lord and your plans will be
( 22:1 )
A good name is to
be more desired than great riches.
#2: Work hard
and stick to it, don't let laziness or sleep rob you of
( 13:11b )
The one who
gathers by labor increases (wealth).
( 27:18 )
He who tends the
fig tree will eat its fruit.
( 12:11 )
He who tills the
land will have plenty of bread, but he who pursues vain things will
have poverty in plenty.
( 28:19 )
He who tills the
land will have plenty of food, but he who follows empty pursuits
will have poverty in plenty.
( 18:19 )
He also who is
slack in his work is brother to him to destroys.
( 21:25-26 )
The desire of
the sluggard puts him to death, for his hands refuse to work.
All day long he is craving while the righteous gives and does
not hold back.
STICK TO IT:
( 12:24 )
The hand of the
diligent will rule but the slack hand will be put to forced
( 12:27 )
A slothful man
does not roast his prey, but the precious possession of a man is
( 10:4 )
Poor is he who
works with a negligent hand, but the hand of the diligent makes
DON'T BE LAZY:
( 19:15 )
into a deep sleep and an idle man will suffer hunger.
( 22:13 )
says, "There is a lion outside. I shall be slain in the
( 10:26 )
Like vinegar to
the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so is the lazy one to those who
( 30:15 )
The leech has two
daughters, "Give", "Give"....
GET UP !
( 20:13 )
Do not love
sleep, lest you become poor. Open your eyes and you will be
satisfied with food.
( 6:9-11 )
How long will
you lie down, oh sluggard? When will you rise from your
sleep? "A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of
the hands to rest" - and your poverty will come in like a vagabond
and your need like an armed man. (see also 24:33-34)
honesty and uprightness in all business dealings.
( 11:1 )
A false balance is
an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight.
( 20:23 )
are an abomination to the Lord, and a false scale is not good.
( 16:11 )
A just balance
and scales belong to the Lord, all the weights of
are his concern.
( 20:10 )
and differing measures, both of them are abominable to the
( 10:2a )
do not profit.
( 13:11a )
by fraud dwindles.
( 15:27a )
He who profits
illicitly troubles his own house.
( 19:22b )
It is better to
be a poor man than a liar ....
( 20:17 )
Bread obtained by
falsehood is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be filled
( 21:6 )
The getting of
treasure by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of
( 28:16b )
He who hates
unjust gain will prolong his days.
planning provides long term stability.
( 21:5 )
The plans of the
diligent lead surely to advantage, but everyone who is hasty comes
surely to poverty.
LOOK to the
LORD in YOUR
( 16:9 )
The mind of a man
plans his way but the Lord directs his steps.
( 21:31 )
The horse is
prepared for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the
SOW TIMELY to
( 6:6-8 )
Go to the ant, oh
sluggard, observe her ways and be wise, which having no chief,
officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer and gathers her
provision in harvest.
( 30:25 )
The ants are not
strong folk, but they prepare their food in the summer.
( 20:4 )
The sluggard does
not plow after the autumn, so he begs during the harvest and has
( 24:27 )
Prepare your work
outside and make it ready for yourself in the field.
Afterwards, then build your house.
( 27:23-24a )
Know well the
condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds, for
riches are not forever....
( 30:27 )
The locusts have
no king, yet all of them go out in ranks.
BE A LEARNER:
( 24:4 )
By knowledge the
rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
#5: Be aware
of both the advantages and disadvantages of wealth.
( 30:8-9 )
Give me neither
poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is my portion
lest I be full and deny Thee and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I
be in want and steal and profane the name of my God.
RICHES can GIVE
YOU FAVOR and
( 19:4 )
Wealth adds many
friends, but a poor man is separated from his friends.
( 19:7 )
All the brothers
of a poor man hate him. How much more do his friends go far
from him? He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
( 14:20 )
The poor is hated
even by his neighbor, but those who love the rich are many.
( 10:15 )
The rich man's
wealth is his fortress. The ruin of the poor is their
PROVIDE a FALSE
( 11:28 )
He who trusts in
his riches will fall.
( 18:11 )
A rich man's
wealth is his strong city and like a high wall in his own
RICHES can be
( 23:4-5 )
Do not weary
yourself to gain wealth, cease from your consideration of it.
When you set your eyes on it, it's gone. For wealth
certainly makes itself wings, like an eagle, that flies toward the
breed EGOTISM and
( 18:23 )
The poor man
utters supplications but the rich man answers roughly.
leads to financial success.
GIVE to the
( 3:9-10 )
Honor the Lord
from your wealth, and from the first of all your produce, so your
barns will be filled with plenty and your vats overflow with new
GIVE to OTHERS:
( 11:25 )
The generous man
will be prosperous and he who waters will himself be watered.
( 19:17 )
He who is
gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord and He will repay him for
his good deed.
( 11:24a )
There is one who
scatters yet increases all the more.
( 19:16 )
Many will entreat
the favor of a generous man and every man is a friend to him who
Avail yourself frequently of wise counsel.
( 15:22 )
consultation, plans are frustrated, but with many counselors they
( 20:18 )
Prepare plans by
consultation and make war by wise guidance.
( 11:14 )
Where there is no
guidance, the people fall, but in the abundance of counselors,
there is victory.
( 24:6 )
By wise guidance
you will wage war, and in the abundance of counselors, there is
#8: Act on
each opportunity presented you. Don't wait or
( 10:5 )
He who gathers in
summer is a son who acts wisely, but he who sleeps in harvest is a
son who acts shamefully.
( 14:23 )
In all labor
there is profit, but mere talk leads only poverty.
( 26:15 )
buries his hand in the dish. He is weary of bringing it to
his mouth again.
( 19:24 )
buries his hand in the dish and will not even bring it back to his
PAY your BILLS
( 11:24 )
There is one who
withholds what is justly due, but it results only in want.
( 22:7 )
The rich rules
over the poor and the borrower become the lender's slave.
( 22:16 )
He who oppresses
the poor to make much for himself, or who gives to the rich, will
only come to poverty.
( 22:29 )
Do you see a man
who is skilled in his work? He will stand before kings.
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