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  • Financial Advice From A Crooked Manager

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,811 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

  • Make The Most Of Your Master's Mammon

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Oct 4, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,263 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 8, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,796 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

  • Good Lessons From A Bad Example Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,398 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

  • Manage God's Gifts Wisely

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,145 views

    Pentcost 18(C) - Believers manage God’s gifts wisely not as slaves to greed but in service to the truth.

    MANAGE GOD’S GIFTS WISELY (Outline) October 4, 2009 -- PENTECOST 18 -- Luke 16:1-13 INTRO: The Lord God Almighty lovingly lavishes blessing after blessing upon mankind. It is only the believer who recognizes that every good and perfect gift comes from above, from God. The ...read more

  • Is It The Thought That Counts?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,661 views

    Jesus’ parable of the dishonest but shrewd steward shows us that what people want is something real, not just nice thoughts; and that the use of God’s money is our finest responsibility.

    My brother-in-law has a unique ability, a very special talent. He has the ability to go into a men’s clothing store, size up all the merchandise available, and cane out with the very worst, the most atrocious looking stuff that money can buy. What is worse, he does that when he is shopping for me. ...read more

  • Parable Of The Crooked Manager

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,754 views

    God is looking for Single Minded people

    LUKE 16:1-13 GOD IS LOOKING FOR SINGLE MINDED PEOPLE Sermon This is one of the most difficult parables to understand - because at first blush it looks as if Jesus is condoning sharp practices. On careful reflection however, I don’t think he is. The Story is a bit of an ...read more

  • Great Expectations: God's Expectations!

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 11, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,923 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

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 28, 2007
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,605 views

    This man was dishonest, but he was still commended for his shrewd investing and wise prudence in preparing for the future. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Unjust Steward Luke 16:1-15 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/UnjustSteward.html Ever made the “march in” at your work? You know, where you get up your nerve and march in and quit? What a feeling when you first walk out—“I’m free!” No longer the slave of that man or this place. ...read more

  • Who Knows All The Teachings Of Jesus?

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 815 views

    A sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20, series C

    17th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 20] September 23, 2007 “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, you sent your Son, Jesus the Christ, into our world to reveal your word and grace to us. But ...read more

  • Needed: Drastic Action

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 999 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

  • Libros Malos, Lecciones Buenas Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,160 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 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
     | 5,628 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

  • Shrewd Christianity

    Contributed by Stephen Evoy on May 11, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,160 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

  • Shrewd Dealings Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 14, 2005
     | 1,003 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