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  • “transforming How I See And Use Money” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Nov 10, 2014
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    God wants to teach us how to be biblically shrewd with money.

    Jesus talked more about money than heaven or hell. Half of His parables are about money. In Matthew, Mark and Luke, one out of every six verses is about money or money management. Why? Because money influences our lives for either good or bad. If you don’t learn to manage your money, it will more

  • Dishonest Manager

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Feb 18, 2015

    To show that we can be both: faithful steward and saved in Heaven.

    I. EXORDIUM: What do you want? The praise or applause of the LORD or His Salvation? Answer: Both. Because I want to be praised by the LORD in Heaven. You can have both according Matthew 25:21 Matthew 25:21 (Amplified Bible) 25:21 His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, more

  • Big Things Come In Small Packages

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 18, 2015

    God wants us to pray when we are in a difficult situation, but he also wants us to act. Pick up the phone Ask for help from a family member or friend. Learn some new skills. Don’t get discouraged. Don’t sit there passively.

    There is something that is somewhat ironic in the passage about the shrewd money manager from Luke’s Gospel that we heard today. The irony is that the manager was praised for doing something that appears to be wrong, but in fact he had the foresight to plan for his future by preparing for the more

  • The Parable Of The Dishonest Manager Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 11, 2015
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    The parable of the dishonest manager in Luke 16:1-13 teaches us about the proper attitude toward possessions.

    Scripture For the past few weeks we have been studying chapter 15 in The Gospel of Luke. Today we begin studying chapter 16. Luke turned his attention from God’s joy over finding lost sinners to another issue of Christian discipleship: possessions. Luke began chapter 16 with the parable of more

  • Heavenly Purposes For Filthy Lucre

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Sep 18, 2016
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    What did Jesus teach about money?

    Sermon Intro Why is money referred to as filthy lucre? Because we all sin, all money is tainted by sin of some kind. Is filthy lucre usable for heavenly purposes? Goal Let’s learn that filthy lucre can be used for heavenly purposes. Sermon Plan We will discuss a shrewd manager more

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Sep 19, 2016

    A puzzling parable which is actually explains itself when we read it carefully. The contrast between the children of the world and Christians in the way they manage what is entrusted to them. Our accountability to God.

    TITLE: Parable of the Unjust Steward TEXT: Luke 16:1-13 INTRO: A farmer discovered that his favorite cow had given birth to twin calves. He said to his wife, "You know, dear, I think we ought to give one of these calves to the Lord. We will raise one for ourselves and give one to the Lord who more

  • Dollars And Jesus Sense Series

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Aug 31, 2016
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus teaches us about money/stewardship. A great formula for being a good steward is to: 1. Gain all we can 2. Save all we can 3. Invest in the lives of others all that we can (Adapted from John Wesley's Sermon on Money)

    Scripture: Luke 16:1-13 ; Ephesians 4:28; Psalm 79:1-9 Theme: Stewardship Title: Dollars and Jesus Sense Jesus teaches us about money/stewardship. A great formula for being a good steward is to: 1. Gain all we can 2. Save all we can 3. Invest in the lives of others all that we more

  • The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016

    A sermon on the Parable of The Shrewd Steward

    The Shrewd Steward Luke 16:1-8a The plane slowed and leveled out about a mile above ground. Up ahead, the Viennese castle glowed like a fairy tale palace. When the pilot gave the thumbs-up, more

  • The Shrewd Manager

    Contributed by Martin Ellgar on Sep 20, 2016
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    A perspective on the parable Luke 16: 1-13; The parable of the shrewd manager. The story builds up to a bunch-line. What is the punch-line in this parable? It is the focal point for discussion and the opportunity for Jesus to bring healing into your life.

    A Perspective on: The Parable of the Shrewd Manager What is a parable? A parable is a story with the intent of informing the listener something about life. The parables that Jesus spoke compared earthly life to the Kingdom of God and the way to salvation. Many stories throughout the more

  • The Rascal

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Nov 19, 2013

    A sermon on the parable Jesus told about dishonest manager in Luke 16:1-9 focusing on stewardship theme (First part of sermon from Eugene Peterson's book, Tell It Slant, pg. 99-105; Last part of sermon from Tom Ellsworth's book, Inverted, pg. 107-110)

    HoHum: Eugene Peterson- I was approaching John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore looking for a parking place. I was a preacher coming to visit a church member who had recently had surgery. The street was lined with parked cars. I circled the hospital 3 times and no parking place opened up. I more

  • The Good Example Of A Crook

    Contributed by John Lowe on Oct 28, 2013

    Sadly, Christians are some of the most gullible, naïve folks around. Almost every week you read another story about how some trusting Christian was bamboozled by a scam where he gave away his life’s savings in some “sure-fire investment.”

    12-13-04 THE GOOD EXAMPLE OF A CROOK Luke 16:1-16:18 INTRODUCTION The recent accounting scandals involving more

  • Handling Money

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 7, 2014

    The first commandment of the world is “self-preservation”. A shady business deal is winked at, questionable practices tolerated, and a clever crook is highly praised by the world. The law is on the side of the crook and the criminal many times.

    12-20-04 Title: Handling Money Text: “No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” (Luke 16:13) Bible Reading: Luke more

  • Financial Advice From A Crooked Manager

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    "Financial Advice from a Crooked Manager" is an exposition of the Parable of the Unjust Steward in Luke 16:1-13. Sermon Point: There is no discipleship where there is no stewardship. The sermon teaches three godly principles of financial stewardship: (1)

    FINANCIAL ADVICE FROM A CROOKED MANAGER Luke 16:1-13 Some people avoid church because they feel the preacher is just after their money. And some pastors and churches intentionally avoid the subject of money. Their motives may be sincere. But their strategy is misguided. You cannot be a devoted more

  • Godly Financial Management Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Nov 19, 2012

    This is part one of a four part series on financial management. Part one focuses on how we should pay ourselves in preparation for our future retirement.

    Godly Financial Management – Part 1 Pay Self Scriptures: Proverbs 22:7; Matthew 6:24; Luke 16:3-13; Romans 13:7-8 Introduction: This series will close out the multi-series that I have done this year on being a slave for Christ. In these four messages, I will focus on how we more

  • The Rich Man And His Steward

    Contributed by Segun Omole on Oct 5, 2012

    Parables are a practical illustration of heavenly truth. Jesus whilst teaching his disciples used so many of these parables to drive home heavenly truths. These were things that his folllowers at the time could relate to easily.

    Parables are a practical illustration of heavenly truth. Jesus whilst teaching his disciples used so many of these parables to drive home heavenly truths. The were things that his folllowers at the time could relate to easily. The rich man in this particular parable can be likened to God. The more