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What Does The Bible Say About Life Insurance?

What Does The Bible Say About Life Insurance?

What Does The Bible Say About Life Insurance?

What Does The Bible Say About Life Insurance?

DEFINITION: What Is Life Insurance?

From Definition By Investopedia:

Life insurance is a contract between an insurer and a policy owner. A life insurance policy guarantees the insurer pays a sum of money to named beneficiaries when the insured dies in exchange for the premiums paid by the policyholder during their lifetime.

What The Bible Says About Life Insurance

Thus, it is the Socioeconomic and financial protection of goods and properties against unforeseen circumstances and issues that may lead to damage or loss of life. This is highly recommended by the corporate world as a safe path to having a secured and stable future. The question is should a Christian go for life insurance from a corporate body? Is it Biblical??

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There are countless passages of the Bible that handle this issue directly or indirectly. But, the word of the Lord is sharper than any Two-Edged sword… it’s double-edged depending on the application. 

Life insurance idea is found in

Proverbs 22:3: The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it

It seems secular to many, especially when God’s promises to bless the bread and water, take away sickness, and preserve His Children who obey Him. Psalm 121:7

Christianity And Life Insurance?

Is it wise for a man to go for secular life insurance after these promises ???

Well, It all depends on your level of understanding and faith in God’s word. There is no better insurance than in the word of God and in the Name Of Our Lord Jesus  Christ. if You are led to engage in life insurance, please do so because several scriptures back it up.  

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2 Corinthians 12:14 ESV 

Here for the third time I am ready to come to you. And I will not be a burden, for I seek not what is yours but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Ecclesiastes 7:12 ESV 

For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.

Ecclesiastes 7:12 

For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.

Then, some scriptures also remind us of the vanities of relying on earthly protection and safety. Such as 

James 4:13-14 ESV

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.

Philippians 4;6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

In conclusion, life insurance is a practical and multifaceted topic in Christendom and worthy of deliberation. Whether believers should go for it or not is up to their level of belief, information and knowledge in Christ Jesus. 

You can read and research more on this topic or ask the Holy Spirit to expand your knowledge on this and tell you whether to engage or not. 

Matt 6:30 – 34 says

30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith? 31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

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