Is Building Wealth Biblical?

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Is Building Wealth Biblical? Part I


A friend is concerned that his business partner may leave their business soon, primarily because of his partner’s ingrained belief that building wealth is bad. His partner’s fears have surfaced due to rapid growth in their business.


The belief that material possessions are bad has caused many to stumble since the first century church. Although the Bible can be used to build a case for and against accumulating wealth, we need to understand the overarching view as contrasted to worldly philosophies.


Colossians 2:8 teaches, “See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.”


Join me to discuss whether building a prosperous business is biblical.