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  • The Shrewd Manager

    Contributed by Martin Ellgar on Sep 27, 2016
     | 2,353 views

    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 ...read more

  • Great Expectations: God's Expectations!

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 11, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,614 views

    Successful life management is a matter of exchanging a life you cannot keep for a life you cannot lose.

    The interviewer had traveled all the way to New York to interview him about preaching. Sitting in his living room, the young man was thrilled to be visiting with one of the most effective media ministers of all times. When television was young, he appeared in prime time on Sunday evenings, teaching ...read more

  • Let's Make A Deal

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,091 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

  • The Clever Servant

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 88 ratings
     | 8,684 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

  • The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 14,190 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

  • "You Cannot Serve God And Wealth.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 180 ratings
     | 16,121 views

    Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Luke 16: 1-13 Heavenly Father thank you for Jesus teaching that it is in our own best self-interest to be “interested” in the welfare of others. Amen. Title: “You cannot serve God and wealth.”

    Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Luke 16: 1-13 Heavenly Father thank you for Jesus teaching that it is in our own best self-interest to be “interested” in the welfare of others. Amen. Title: “You cannot serve God and wealth.” Jesus relates a parable about a prudent ...read more

  • How Is Your Effort?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 15,384 views

    A sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost

    17 Sunday after Pentecost Proper 20 Lectionary 25 September 23 Luke 16:1-13 "How is your Effort?" "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 ...read more

  • Bad Books, Good Lessons Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,740 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

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by L Lee on Oct 3, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,898 views

    Why was the dishonest servant commended for his act of dishonesty? What is this parable trying to teach?

    Parable of the unjust steward Problem areas Why was the dishonest servant commended for his act of dishonesty? Verse 8 says that it was because he was shrewd. In other words, Jesus was not commending the dishonest servant because he was dishonest but for the shrewdness of his action. We have ...read more

  • Needed: Drastic Action

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 871 views

    The parable of the dishonest manager asks us to reflect on whether or not we as Christians are as willing to take drastic action for Christ as non-believers are to care for themselves.

    Needed: Drastic Action Luke 16:1-13 September 23, 2007 I don’t know how many of you have ever been fired from a job, but I have. It is not a pleasant experience. In January of 1978, during my first year of seminary, I was hired by North Presbyterian Church in Denver to be their Youth ...read more

  • Luke 16:1-13 Can God Trust Us As His Stewards?

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Apr 8, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 16,062 views

    Jesus has been in the home of one of the chief Pharisees since chapter 14:1, He has given several parables, many of the Pharisees were guilty of many of theses truths that are revealed, this paralbe is about a rich mans manager,"steward" he

    LUKE 16:1-13 CAN GOD TRUST US AS HIS STEWARDS? 4-9-11 Let me say 1st of all what a Stewart is, a steward is a person who has charge of another man’s goods. Abraham had a steward who had charge of all his possessions. It was Abraham’s steward, possible ...read more

  • Lets Get This Straight - Am I Robbing God Or Is The Chruch Robbing Me?

    Contributed by Coz Von on Apr 19, 2014
     | 1,107 views

    We are constantly bombarded to give more. What is Gods opinion?

    John 6:19-21 & :28-29, :28 When the diciples asked Jesus, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? John 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent. Am I robbing God or is the church robbing me? This is the first ...read more

  • Financial Advice From A Crooked Manager

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,014 views

    "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 ...read more

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

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 20, 2004
    based on 52 ratings
     | 5,228 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

  • Good Lessons From A Bad Example Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,184 views

    Let us use our present resources to influence, to make a great impact, to make a lasting difference for our future, for eternity.

    This morning, as we are about to enter our Missions Month, we will look into investing in eternity. Let us read the parable of the shrewd steward at Luke 16:1-13.[1] We will look at what is dubbed as one the most difficult parables of the Lord. There are those who accuse the Lord of praising ...read more