Answers from within

I grew up in a business household. My grandparents and parents ran a retail store that was located on the street floor of our home in the center of a small town in Germany. As a child I remember many times when the adults sat at the dinner table and conversation centered around how to deal with the ups and downs of the economy. I heard stories about when there had been some especially tough challenges. Runaway hyperinflation when money, having lost most of its value, had to be transported in wheelbarrows, and many people, including my grandparents, lost everything. Rebuilding times after the devastation of two world wars had required formidable efforts. 

How comforting is God’s promise in the Bible: “I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten” (Joel 2:25). Whether it’s the day-to-day efforts to maintain a healthy balance sheet, or coping with overwhelming competitive forces or collapsing, out-of-control markets—for those needing to bring new growth and vitality to their businesses—there is powerful divine help. 

Items of Interest
Call on faith
April 23, 2012

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