Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 17, 2009
THE STEWARDSHIP OF TIME
John Taylor recently invented a clock called the chronophage. Literally it means "time eater." It was donated to Corpus Christi College at Cambridge. It combines the Greek word for time, "chronos," and the word "phageo," meaning "to eat". A monster-looking grasshopper
Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Mar 7, 2002
Definition of Stewardship. "Stewardship is the proper management of one’s
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 7, 2004
THE STEWARDSHIP OF LIFE
Elizabeth Dole, former Secretary of Transportation & Presidential candidate said: Life is not just a few years to spend on self-indulgence and career advancement. It is a privilege, a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
Laws of Stewardship, Sowing and Reaping
A few of the Laws of Stewardship and of Sowing and Reaping:
THE LAW OF RIGHTFUL OWNERSHIP – Nothing truly belongs to us; everything actually belongs to God.
THE LAW OF PURPOSEFUL POSSESSION – Wise stewards are guided by lordship, not “hoardship.”
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
Stewardship is not leaving a tip on Gods tablecloth; it is the confession of an
Nowery states, "The stewardship of resources is a serious business; and God’s will is that we give it serious attention. This demands that we have the right perspective on our resources, and
Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 1, 2008
Head usher, to the pastor: "Your stewardship sermons are improving. Still no
Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Dec 29, 2008
When I think of stewardship it brings to mind a story about a small Church located in a farming community. The pastor of the church would call on every member of the congregation as part of the annual pledge campaign.
The next home he was going to visit was Farmer Brown’s. Now Mr. Brown was
Contributed by Timothy Darling on Jan 21, 2009
When Dawn and I were in Kenya, it was an interesting thing. For about 2 hours every day, the local deep well near an oasis would be pumped into cisterns all around the area. It was often difficult to get the local people to allow the cisterns to fill before they turned on hoses to water the trees.
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 29, 2009
We do have to fall. His eye is on the smallest bird, he knows the amount of hairs on our head. What we need to do is open our hearts and make Him Lord of our spirits, Lord of our minds and Lord of our bodies. Let the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 11, 2009
A NAIL AMONG THE COINS
Emil Mettler was a restaurateur in London who was a close friend of Albert Schweitzer. Mettler would not allow a Christian worker to pay for a meal. He once opened his register in the presence of a Secretary of the London Missionary Society. The Secretary was astonished to
If you’ve been watching the Stock Market for the last few months, you know our country is suffering from a crisis of confidence. I hope you’re not letting the news from wall street get you down. I thought it might cheer you up if I shared a stock report that hasn’t made the news: (get out your
Contributed by Bret Toman on Jun 8, 2009
The man detested the cat. He was allergic to cat hair. He hated the smell of the litter box. He couldn’t stand the scratching on the furniture and he couldn’t get a good night’s sleep because the cat kept jumping on the bed. When his wife was out of town for the weekend, he put the cat in a bag
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 16, 2009
A pastor who announced one Sunday that he had made a new offering box for the weekly collection of the tithes and offerings. He claimed that it was designed to encourage people to become better stewards of their money.
"This new box," he explained, "has some interesting features. When you drop
Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jul 22, 2009
Or consider the story of the boy catching fish for supper. He wanted to give some to the Lord. So he brought a fish to the pastor. The pastor asked, "Where are the other fish for you to eat?" The boy answered,
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Sep 25, 2009
The phrase ‘faithfully administering’ (1 Peter 4:10) could also be translated “as good stewards.” A “steward” was one who served as a house manager; he had no wealth of his own, but distributed his master’s wealth
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
How a Wrestler Motivated Himself
What we need isn’t logic; it’s faith in God. What we need is motivation to do the right thing. How can you get that motivation?
The University of Oklahoma is quite proud of its wrestling team and on a certain day they were going down to wrestle at Memphis State.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 8, 2009
Rights vs. Responsibilities, Owners vs. Stewards
While scouting locations for a popular TV series, an advance team came upon the perfect site for an action scene—an impressive house with a beautiful, large, lush, green lawn. The script called for the cars to be spinning out of control and crashing
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Jul 17, 2010
I love that old saying from the Quaker who said that Americans tend to want everything because we value things too little—implying that what we have is valued so little that we no longer know what is truly valuable and what is not. As Ralph