Moral-Biblical Responsible Investing
This is the effort of using a "Moral Screen" to screen out any company that either supports or gains from immoral activity. Are you concerned about the moral decline In our culture? Would we allow ourselves to be involved in such items? You may be funding them with your portfolio.
GOD OWNS EVERYTHING
We are "Stewards", not owners. We must manage it all for the Owner.
The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.
Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.
'The silver is mine and the gold is mine,' declares the LORD Almighty.
2 Corinthians 6:17
"Therefore come out from them and be separate, says the Lord. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you."
Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.
So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.
Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.
What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?
Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.
Ill-gotten treasures are of no value, but righteousness delivers from death.
This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone.
Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn't do it, sins.
1 Corinthians 10:21
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot have a part in both the Lord's table and the table of demons.
My son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood.
With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, "Save yourselves from this corrupt generation."
Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay is the man who gains riches by unjust means. When his life is half gone, they will desert him, and in the end he will prove to be a fool.
*Scriptures taken from the New International Version (NIV)