Jesus Christ in the Businessman
WITH RESPECT TO business Jesus Christ gave many directions and much teaching. He had come to a people, many of whom were masters in accumulating wealth though missing the main thing, while others were eagerly zealous in righteousness and good works while they failed of prosperity. Yet Jesus was very practical; to both these extremes He taught the one true Way.
OUR FATHER’S BUSINESS
Jesus knew that there was but one business for everybody who had come to this earth, his heavenly Father’s business: to bear witness to the Truth, to prove himself immortal and divine, and to make heaven on earth for his neighbor. Jesus made His disciples successful fishermen and then said, “Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” So now the Christ in you will make you a success where you are and at the same time will call you together men and women into the kingdom.
“I will make you builders of men’s character and health and happiness,” He says in effect to the carpenters and contractors and others who are in construction work.
“I will make you promotors of men’s spiritual