Dr. Wayne Grudem's Business For The Glory Of God

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In the book Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business by author Dr. Wayne Grudem, he discusses several viewpoints about relating with each other in a business setting. Dr. Grudem provides eleven business activities that give us the opportunity to glorify God and follow the Bible as a reference to how we should relate our readings of scripture to everyday business life. They are (1) Ownership; (2) Productivity; (3) Employment; (4) Commercial transactions (buying and selling); (5) Profit; (6) Money; (7) Inequality of possessions; (8) Competition; (9) Borrowing and lending; (10) Attitudes of heart; and (11) Effect on world poverty (Grudem, 2003).
There are “two introductory points” that Dr. Grudem wants us to consider. They are dealing with the “imitation of God”, and “moral wrongdoing or sin”. First, in Genesis 1:26-28 (New International Version), we read that “God created man in His image, and after His likeness. He created man in His image to display His glory through the enjoyment of Him. We are accountable to Him and we should r...

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