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The Parable of the Talents

One of the most eye-opening revelations mankind faces when coming to the Bible is exemplified in the parable of the Talents; namely, that we are accountable to God. The Parable of the Talents casts a great light on the varied elements of our faithfulness towards the Lord. Let us be reminded of four practical lessons of our stewardship reinforced in this parable. First, the Parable of the Talents teaches us that we will be held accountable for our lives. The overarching…
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A Steward of our Money

The Bible often speaks about being a good steward. Jesus uses this word at different times when teaching about the duty of those who have been placed in the position of a steward. For example, So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first (Matt. 20:8). The word “steward” means, “a person in charge of supervising workers.”1 Using this word…

A Steward Of The Gospel

In 2 Corinthians 4:1-6 Paul discussed the glorious shining light of the Gospel, and he then declared, But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not of ourselves (2 Cor. 4:7). The treasure of the gospel was put into inspired men by revelation; these men did not design or invent that gospel. Consequently, the exceeding greatness of its power was from God, not from mere men. The apostles…

Stewardship of Our Children

Children are a gift, a joy, a blessing, a challenge, and a responsibility all rolled into one. In a word, they are a stewardship. What makes them unique as a stewardship is that they have their own minds, their own personalities, and their own opinions. Money will not generally talk back to you. Time will not question your decisions. The talents you have will not point out consistency issues in your words and your habits. One man observed that children…
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Stewardship

Stewardship is one of the more challenging principles of New Testament Christianity, not because it is difficult to understand but because of the all-encompassing nature of its application to daily living. Everything we have is entrusted to our care and must be utilized responsibly. Our time, our abilities, our opportunities, our money, our children, and our lives are all gifts given graciously by God to be used for His glory. Such a reality should humble us and compel us to…

A Steward of Our Time

From the depths of a Roman prison, Paul wrote to Timothy, his beloved friend and brother in Christ: “Do your best to come before winter” (2 Tim. 4:21). Paul knew that in the winter, the Mediterranean sea trade all but ceased. Ships would anchor in a safe harbor so as to avoid the violent storms that plagued the Mediterranean during the winter months. If Timothy were to make the voyage from Ephesus to Rome, it would have to be before…