Ecclesiastes 11: 1-6. Many will turn to the good book for counseling and comfort during these tough times. But the good book may offer sound advice in good times as well as bad. It never ceases to amaze me the amount of financial advice the Bible has to offer. Ecclesiastes 11: 1-6 explains that one must take a risk in order to reap a reward. It has been said that there were more millionaires made during the great depression than any other era. During the time of the depression it took great courage to step out in faith and follow one's dream. Our country is faced with tough times again and some will step out in faith to strike their fortunes where others will fail.