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  • Make The Most Of Your Master's Mammon

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Oct 4, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,464 views

    how to use the things of this world to the glory of God’s Kingdom

    October 7, 2001 Luke 16:1-13 1 Jesus told his disciples: “There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. 2 So he called him in and asked him, ‘What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your management, because you cannot be manager any longer.’ 3 “The ...read more

  • Upward And Outward

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,929 views

    The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C; The people of the world live lives that are DOWNWARD and INWARD. As God’s people, redeemed by Jesus’ blood and righteousness, we can live our lives UPWARD and OUTWARD.

    Imagine a ship at sea. The clouds are dark, the wind is strong, and the waves are rough. Is the ship in danger? It all depends on direction—which way it is headed. If it is going toward the harbor, it’s safe. If it is pointed toward the rocks, it’s in trouble! Life is like that. Two identical ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 15,061 views

    This parable gives us three principles for being Shrewd Disciples.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 42 “Parable of the Shrewd Steward” Luke 16:1-15 A middle-aged man is in trouble with his boss. He has helped himself to his employer funds one time too many and now he is facing the music. ...read more

  • Bad Books, Good Lessons Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 15, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,211 views

    The Parable of the Crooked Steward teaches us about what God expects of us as regards money. We have to choose whether we will serve Him or serve money.

    Bad Books, Good Lessons Luke 16:1-15 Enron. WorldCom. Martha Stewart. Parmalat. People playing loose and fast with numbers and bookkeeping. Today’s parable sounds like a story straight out of this week’s Time magazine. The parable itself can be troublesome. My temptation was to skip it, to ...read more

  • How Wise Are You In The Use Of Money - The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 13, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 6,188 views

    In the Parable of the Shrewd Steward Jesus gives us three principles of wise stewardship.

    The Stories That Jesus Told Sermon # 6 “How Wise Are You In the Use of Money” or “Parable of the Shrewd Steward” Luke 16:1-15 I hope that you know today, that you can trust God, but when it ...read more

  • Jesus Sense Of Humor

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 14, 2004
    based on 106 ratings
     | 18,662 views

    A sermon for the 16th Sunda after Pentecost Proper 20

    16th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 20 Luke 16:1-13 "Jesus Sense of Humor" "He also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a steward, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his goods. And he called him and said to him, ’What is this that I hear about ...read more

  • Libros Malos, Lecciones Buenas Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,268 views

    Jesús usa el ejemplo de un hombre malo para enseñarnos sobre la justicia. Tenemos que elegir entre servir a Dios y servir al dinero.

    Libros Malos, Lecciones Buenas Lucas 16:1-15 ¡Cuántos escándolos en los últimos años! Enron. WorldCom. Martha Stewart. Parmalat. Gente que juega con los números y la contabilidad. La parábola que vamos a estudiar hoy parecería ser del último número de la revista Time. La parábola en sí nos ...read more

  • How Much Can God Trust You? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 424 ratings
     | 129,892 views

    Jesus used the parable of the shrewd manager to give us lessons about managing the money God gives us, the value of true investments, and a warning about becoming a slave to money.

    How Much Can God Trust You? Luke 16:1-18 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION The recent accounting scandals have shaken our economy to its roots. I read about a third grade class in which the students were telling about the jobs their parents had. One little boy shocked the class by saying, “My ...read more

  • "Mammon Of Unrighteousness—his Eternal Flesh And Blood Oblation” Series

    Contributed by Frederick Davison on Aug 17, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,828 views

    The Mammon of Unrighteousness is not your works or ways, your merits or deeds, but the Eternal Flesh and Blood Oblation of our Dear Lord Jesus

    “Mammon of Unrighteousness—His Eternal Flesh and Blood Oblation” 2 Samuel 22.26-34; 1 Corinthians 10.6-13; St Luke 16.1-9; Psalm 54; TLH 366 the Sunday Sermon preached for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church—UAC by the Rev. Frederick E. Davison, Pastor August ...read more

  • Money Matters

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Aug 17, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,063 views

    Using earthly resources for kingdom purposes.

    Luke 16:1-2 (NLT) Jesus told this story to his disciples: "A rich man hired a manager to handle his affairs, but soon a rumor went around that the manager was thoroughly dishonest. [2] So his employer called him in and said, ’What’s this I hear about your stealing from me? Get your report in ...read more

  • Shrewd Dealings Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005
     | 1,139 views

    The final part of a three-part series on the Parable of the Prodigal Son, all inspired by the question, "How to Spend an Inheiritance."

    Title: Shrewd Dealings Text: Luke 16:1-9 FCF: We ought to use the talents, gifts, and love that our Lord gave us. SO: Eventually, I want to get this church up and active – by reminding the church that it needs to use what the Lord has provided, I hope to remove barriers to ...read more

  • The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by Ian Lyall on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,814 views

    Many people struggle with this well-known parable. Jesus seems to condone rather selfish, shady money-dealing. Actually the Gospel of forgiveness lies at its heart: are we ready to forgive?

    I don’t know about you, but I do have certainly difficulties with this parable. I’ve always tended to skirt around them, I must admit. But with this text in front of me for this morning I was forced to think about it more seriously. And I find that many of the problems are actually only on the ...read more

  • The Clever Servant

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 88 ratings
     | 9,258 views

    Are we as willing to work hard on our relationship with Jesus as the dishonest steward was willing to work for his own future?

    The Clever Servant Luke 16:1-8 October 2, 2005 A few years ago, I became friends with a fellow named Roger who had built a very successful business from the ground up. Starting from almost nothing, he had become President and CEO of a paging service. You know, when you need your doctor in ...read more

  • Shrewd Christianity

    Contributed by Stephen Evoy on May 11, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,375 views

    Does "accidental" repentance "count?"

    Shrewd Christianity The Parable of the Shred Manager (Luke 16:1-9) 1There was once a rich man who had a manager. He got reports that the manager had been taking advantage of his position by running up huge personal expenses. 2So he called him in and said, “What’s this I hear about you? ...read more

  • Let's Make A Deal

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,729 views

    Parable of the dishonest manager: The Kingdom of God works on different principles than we’re used to. Efficiency, practicality, and self-interest are not the core values of the Kingdom. God expects a lot more for us (and from us) than we expect him to.

    There was a rich man. This man was so rich that he didn’t make his own bed. He had a personal maid who did that. He didn’t make his own dinner. He had a personal chef who did that. He didn’t drive his own car. He had a chauffeur who did that. He didn’t balance his own checkbook. He had a ...read more