Contributed on Feb 28, 2015
Learning from Jesus how to be successful in His work.
“Someone in the crowd said to [Jesus], ‘Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.’ But he said to him, ‘Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?’ And he said to them, ‘Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2016
Christ the Lord challenges us who follow Him to determine who we serve. He gives us a test to reveal the one we actually serve.
“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart ...read more
Contributed on Apr 12, 2015
We are administrators of the grace of God. As followers of the Master, it is anticipated that we will reflect His compassion and generosity toward others.
“When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbours, lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they ...read more
Contributed on Jun 20, 2015
Jesus instructs through a parable how those who follow Him are to be stewards of all they possess.
“Jesus also said to the disciples, ‘There was a rich man who had a manager and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. And he called him and said to him, “What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no ...read more
Contributed on Jul 3, 2015
We are responsible for how we administer what God entrusts to us.
“As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. He said therefore, ‘A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return. Calling ...read more
Contributed on Aug 1, 2015
God anticipates that His people will be generous. His generosity toward us is to be reflected in our generosity toward others and toward His work.
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”  I am certain that every Canadian is able to recite the biblical injunction prohibiting ...read more