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SS 41 - Business for the Glory of God with Wayne Grudem

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Release Date: 02/17/2014

138: Are You Wealthy? show art 138: Are You Wealthy?

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Today, Rabbi Evan Moffic continues discussing biblical wisdom and how we can live a richer happier life. Today, Rabbi Moffic shares some thoughts on what wealth is and what does wealth mean in our lives? Have we learned anything from Coronavirus and how it affects us?  Key Takeaways: [2:30] What is wealth and what does it mean in our lives? [4:00] All of us experience that real world, money doesn’t guarantee safety and security [5:45] Wealth is about relationships, it’s about the people  [7:10] Wealth is time [8:00] Knowing our purpose is the third part of wealth [9:00] My net...

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137: How To Stay Calm Amidst the Storm show art 137: How To Stay Calm Amidst the Storm

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Today, Rabbi Moffic shares encouraging thoughts and wisdom to keep calm amidst the storm. There is no need to chase down “get rich quick” schemes when we have a 3,000-year-old document rich with wisdom. In life, and in times like these, it’s important to examine the opportunity you are given and the perspective you choose. Join Rabbi Moffic today as he shares stories and wisdom from all walks of life.  Key Takeaways: [1:30] Who needs "get rich quick" schemes when we have a 3,000-year-old proven document [2:10] I wish to understand the difference between Heaven and Hell [4:30] “You...

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136: 5 Ways To Achieve Your Vision show art 136: 5 Ways To Achieve Your Vision

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Our guest host, Rabbi Evan Moffic shares biblical lessons from Solomon that can be applied to business and life. Today, Rabbi Moffic talks about how to deal with stress and anxiety in the wake of this economic downturn. As well, he extends some knowledge from David Allen about effective planning.  Key Takeaways: [1:45] Text the word “Income” 66866, 7 step guide to observing the Sabbath [4:18] “When there is no vision, the people perish.” -Proverbs [6:19] Getting Things Done by David Allen, “effective planning comes in five steps” [9:10] Open-ended brainstorming to achieve a...

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135: 2 Biblical Lessons From Pandemics show art 135: 2 Biblical Lessons From Pandemics

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Our guest host, Rabbi Evan Moffic shares biblical lessons from Solomon that can be applied to business and life. Today, Rabbi Moffic discusses wisdom that can be used in understanding how to react to the Coronavirus Pandemic dilemma. Be a leader by having hope and confidence in the future.  Key Takeaways: [1:30] Text Income to 66866 for a free guide to Sabbath Rest [2:48] Sometimes fear is necessary [4:51] Pikuach nefesh saving a life [5:50] Al tifrosh min hatzibur: Do not separate yourself from the community [7:30] Our true character emerges in times of crisis [9:04] The way we lead is...

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134: How God Invests In Real Estate show art 134: How God Invests In Real Estate

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Today, Rabbi Evan Moffic discusses wisdom and the pursuit of a life of freedom, and a life of true wealth, success, and significance. Evan shares some of the same principles the ancient Israelites used and how they are applicable in today’s investment real estate. Lastly, Evan reminds us of the importance of how we treat the land that we are borrowing from God.  Key Takeaways: [2:05]  Money isn’t a dirty topic, how we spend our money often illustrates our values [3:20] What are some of the principles that guided the way that the ancient Israelites saw land? [4:37] All of the...

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133: How To Deal With Fear & Disease show art 133: How To Deal With Fear & Disease

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Rabbi Evan Moffic talks about living in fear, especially in this day of Coronavirus pandemic. But fear isn’t necessarily a bad thing. The way in which we handle fear can be a strength. Part of success comes from confronting our fear, and getting out of our comfort zone.  Key Takeaways: [2:15] Dealing with the Coronavirus panic in the air [3:30]  “The whole world is a narrow bridge “ -Nachman of Bratslav [7:25] If we can understand our fear, we will be healthier human beings [9:15] Success only comes when we get out of our comfort zone [11:27] Faith is the ability to deal with...

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132: 5 Ways to Be Happier show art 132: 5 Ways to Be Happier

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Rabbi Evan Moffic is here today to discuss 5 ways you can make yourself happier. Money and happiness are related, but not the same thing. There's also a difference between pleasure and happiness. One is fleeting, the other lasting. The best way to get wealth is to meet other people's needs, but how do you spend your money to make you happier? Listen in as Rabbi Moffic explores just that in today's episode. Website:

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131: 4 Reasons to Want to Be Wealthy show art 131: 4 Reasons to Want to Be Wealthy

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In the previous episode Rabbi Evan Moffic explored whether it was a sin to be wealthy. Today, he examines four reasons you, as a believer, should WANT to be wealthy. Remember, money is neither good nor bad, it's what you do with it that truly matters. Website:

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131: 4 Reasons You Want to Be Wealthy show art 131: 4 Reasons You Want to Be Wealthy

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Rabbi Moffic discusses four reasons that you really want to be wealthy in our society today. It's not for the reasons many people want to be wealthy, it's not about status and buying things to give us status among other people. In fact, the desire for wealth can push us to constantly get better at what we do; the pursuit and attainment of wealth can change our self-perception. Being wealthy opens us up to the ability to give and serve so many more people than we could if we weren't aspiring to greater heights. Website:

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130: Is It a Sin to Be Rich? show art 130: Is It a Sin to Be Rich?

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Rabbi Moffic explores the question of whether it's a sin to be rich. Many in today's society equate being wealthy with sin in our society. But, in reality, how we use money reflects our innermost values. Part of building wealth is solving problems. People that see money as a sin think of money as a scarce resource, that if we have some then they can't have any.Money is not a goal in itself, it's a means to a higher goal, which is service. Website:

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Dr. Wayne Grudem is one of America's leading theologians and co-founder of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. He's also the General Editor of the ESV Study Bible and author of, "The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution" and author of, "Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business."

 

The first half of the discussion focuses on the Bible teaching the moral goodness of business. The conversation then turns to international economics, including how the poor can escape poverty and if the Bible’s teachings support the idea that nations must produce their own prosperity. Dr. Grudem then provides his solutions to cure international poverty.

 

Find out more about Dr. Wayne Grudem at www.waynegrudem.com.

 

Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.Div. and a D.D. from Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, and a Ph.D. (in New Testament) from the University of Cambridge, England. He has published twenty books, including his newest book, The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution, which was published in August, 2013. He was also the General Editor for the 2.1 million-word ESV Study Bible (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year and World magazine book of the year, 2009). He is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a co-founder and past president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible.  He and his wife Margaret have been married since 1969 and have three adult sons.