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Revelational Christian Ethics Summary

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The approach to metaethics I selected in Forum 3 is Revelational Christian Ethics. As previously stated, it draws upon the core values from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as the foundation of morality, guidelines for behavior and decision-making. It is applicable to all aspects of life, particularly the ethical business issues confronting corporate leaders. Today, consumers are increasingly concerned with the ethical implications and environmental impact that corporate producers of goods and services have on both human beings and the environment. Part of God’s provision for the well-being of humanity is the use of His Natural Creation, which plants, animals, minerals and other elements of the environment are necessary for meeting…show more content…
As shown, the Bible is an invaluable ethical guide that details the values important to God and necessary for a civilized society. One need only look at Proverbs 11:3 to understand that honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness are prominent characteristics of an ethical business leader. However, this is not the last reference regarding proper ethical behavior. As Scripture further reveals in Leviticus 19:11and 2 Timothy 3:16, an ethical leader is not only one who is fair and just in all dealings, but one who abides by laws, rules and regulations relating to their business activities. Conversely, in the manner that Romans 14:12 commands us to give an account of ourselves to God, so must leaders acknowledges and accept personal accountability for their decisions and mistakes to themselves, their colleagues, their organization, and society. When business leaders commit themselves to the pursuit of excellence, they exalt the Word of God. Most importantly, they validate God’s power to transform not only their own lives, but also those of their staff, clients, and communities in which they
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