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  • Money Matters

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Aug 17, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,011 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

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

    Contributed by Frederick Davison on Aug 17, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,784 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

  • The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by Ian Lyall on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,709 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

  • Great Expectations: God's Expectations!

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 6, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,275 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
     | 6,999 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

  • Make The Most Of Your Master's Mammon

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Oct 4, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,426 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
     | 1,903 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

  • Shrewd Dealings Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005
     | 1,086 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 Clever Servant

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 88 ratings
     | 9,138 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 Shrewd Manager

    Contributed by Mark Adams on Aug 16, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,623 views

    This sermon makes practical applications from Jesus’ parable about the dishonest manager.

    I worked at a guitar store all through high school…for me, it was a dream job. -In any retail business, you have people come and go. -I can vividly remember one day when we needed another part time employee, my boss interviewed an 18-year-old guy named Devon. -He said, “That guy is ...read more

  • Let's Make A Deal

    Contributed by Chris Tiller on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,586 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

  • How Is Your Effort?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 15,841 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

  • The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 14,940 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 52 ratings
     | 3,056 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

  • Libros Malos, Lecciones Buenas Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,234 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