Faith and Integration

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Due to the rapid development and revolution that technology has brought upon the world, the system of accounting has established a foothold in society as a means of processing the influx of new information brought about by these advances. Accounting is the system by which society is able to interpret information about an organization or business’s activities in a concise manner (Wild, Shaw, & Chiapetta, 2013). Within this system exists cash flows, which just like the name implies, involves the examinations of company investments/expenditure, and how balance is achieved (much like the ebb and flow of the oceans’ tide). The importance of understanding cash flow can even be construed form the Holy Bible. In the Romans 8:18 it is stated, “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us.” In context with the scriptures, this passage informs the reader in the simplest terms that “pain will only last an instant”, and what lies beyond that is a well-deserved reward to offset the punishment (McGinn, 2004). If an individual (or company) is reckless with their investments, they may find themselves in a financially unsavory situation. However, this scenario is temporary, and will pay off in the end, just as the passage describes.

John, W. J., Ken, S. W., & Chiappetta, B. (2013). Fundamental Accounting Principles: Volume 2 (21st ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill Education.
McGinn, Sheila E. "All creation groans in labor: Paul's Theology of Creation in Romans 8:18- 23" Earth, Wind, and Fire: Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Creation. Ed. Carol Dempsey and Mary Margaret Pazdan.. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2004.…...

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