Integration of Faith and Learning- Character
BUSI520-B07– Strategic Marketing Management
May 17, 2015
Throughout the Bible, there are many verses that relate to character in the business sense. Character is known as a person’s ethical and moral qualities, which is shown through the decisions he or she will make (Meyers, 2010). Many see value in the character traits of perseverance, integrity, courage, and honesty. As business owners and decision makers, consideration of the impact decisions may have on others within the community need to be taken. This allows for decisions to be made while looking at the negative impacts the decision may have on the future. Bible verse, Mark 13:5-13
states, “Jesus said to them: "Watch out that no one deceives you. Many will come in my name, claiming, 'I am he,' and will deceive many. When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains." You must be on your guard. You will be handed over to the local councils and flogged in the synagogues. On account of me you will stand before governors and kings as witnesses to them. And the gospel must first be preached to all nations. Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit." Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.”
Throughout this scripture, the character traits being best described are honesty and perseverance. Perseverance in this sense is known as...