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  • Be Shrewd!

    Contributed by David Trexler on Dec 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus is calling us to start using more of our wits, our brains, our craftiness, our shrewdness that we use to secure our position on earth, and start using these same gifts to the glory of God.

    Sermon for Luke 16:1-13 September 23rd 2007 What do you think guys and gals? Do you want to stick with the text we are dealt today, or maybe search through the Bible and pick one that perhaps is a little easier, at least not quite as challenging? Because, basically every single more

  • Team Of The Shrewd

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Apr 1, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    People of this world are shrewd in their secular dealings, and Christians can likewise be shrewd in their spiritual development, not at the expense of virtue but in pursuit of it.

    Yesterday morning, I went outside to cut the grass. I put on my jeans and a ratty old aloha shirt. I put on my yard work shoes, my hat and sunglasses, and my big yellow ear muffs. I climbed up on the tractor, pulled out of the garage. BOY, it was a beautiful day. I ride down to the end of the 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
    based on 1 rating

    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 Shrewd Manager

    Contributed by Mark Adams on Aug 16, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    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 more

  • Shrewd Dealings Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005

    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 more

  • Shrewd Christianity

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

    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? more

  • Shrewd Surrender Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 18, 2018

    Sometimes God calls us to surrender our rights for the benefit of his kingdom.

  • Jesus’ Shrewd Side Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 4, 2016

    Part of being Christ-like is knowing when and how to be shrewd.

    Jesus’ Shrewd Side (Mark 11:27-12:13) 1. A lady lost her handbag in the bustle of Christmas shopping. It was found by an honest little boy and returned to her. Looking in her purse, she commented, "That's funny. When I lost my bag there was only a $100 bill in it. Now there are five $20 more

  • The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward

    Contributed by Phillip Wright on Mar 3, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    A view of how we serve God, our employers and ourselves.

    The Parable of the Shrewd Steward Luke 16:1-18 By: Rev. Phillip A. Wright Introduction: This morning we are going to look at the Parable of the Shrewd Steward. The subject matter deals with the topic of being fair to one’s employer and treating people fairly in business matters. Attention: more

  • The Parable Of The Shrewd Steward Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 56 ratings

    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. more

  • Shrewdness Vs. Wisdom

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    A study on the principles of stewardship

    Introduction: In our text Christ told His disciples the story of a rich man who had a steward or what would be comparable today to a business manager accused of squandering his employer’s property. The employer called his manager on the carpet saying, "What’s this I hear about your stealing from more

  • Shrewd As Snakes And Innocent As Doves?

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jan 22, 2006
    based on 46 ratings

    Discussion of Jesus’ words about taking the message to those who may or may not accept it.

    Shrewd as Snakes & Innocent as Doves? Matthew 10:11-16 January 22, 2006 Introduction How many people here are "snake" people? I mean, you like snakes, you can hold them, and you’re not freaked out by them? My dad’s great with snakes - even rattlesnakes. When I was about Noble’s age, more

  • How Shrewd Are We?

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Sep 24, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    Jesus calls his disciples to be shrewd

    HOW SHREWD ARE WE? Congregational Participation Question: How would you define the word “shrewd”? Can you think of something that you or someone else did that would qualify to be called “shrewd?” Here are some definitions from the dictionaries: Cambridge: possessing or based on clear more

  • What's It Mean To Be Shrewd?

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    Christian shrewdness means to use earthly treasures to build heavnly friendships

    Sermon Text: Luke 16:1-10 WHAT’S IT MEAN TO BE SHREWD? Do you know any shrewd characters? It all depends on our understanding of the word “shrewd”. That word seems to cause red flags to come up in our minds. Perhaps we equate shrewdness with dishonesty. We might think a businessman is more