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  • The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by Ian Lyall on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,817 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 Unjust Steward

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 12, 2013
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,726 views

    Some thoughts on a challenging text.

    THE UNJUST STEWARD Luke 16:1-9 For centuries interpreters have been more than a little puzzled, perplexed and disturbed by the parable of the unjust steward, at the beginning of Luke 16. The Emperor Julian, otherwise known as Julian the Apostate, even tried to use this parable to show that ...read more

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by L Lee on Oct 3, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,429 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

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 28, 2007
    based on 40 ratings
     | 7,190 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

  • Parable Of The Unjust Steward

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Sep 19, 2016
     | 2,476 views

    A puzzling parable which is actually explains itself when we read it carefully. The contrast between the children of the world and Christians in the way they manage what is entrusted to them. Our accountability to God.

  • Single-Mindedness

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 18, 2001
    based on 175 ratings
     | 7,712 views

    Some conclusions drawn from the Parable of the Unjust Steward

    Bale 23-09-01 Single-mindedness This morning’s Gospel reading is the Parable of the Unjust Steward: Luke 16:1-13 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 ...read more

  • Parables Of The Unjust Steward, Rich Man And Lazarus Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Oct 25, 2017
     | 8,293 views

    Some people think that anyone Jesus mentions in a parable is a hero or an example of a noble character. If that’s what you think, then be prepared for a shock, because two of these men are really bad characters.

    Perea Parables of the Unjust Steward, Rich Man and Lazarus Luke 16:1-31 Parable of the Unjust Stewart This parable has been greatly misunderstood, and one of the reasons is because it looks as though our Lord is commending a crook. The steward is a full-blown crook. Some people ...read more

  • Handling Money

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 7, 2014
     | 1,774 views

    The first commandment of the world is “self-preservation”. A shady business deal is winked at, questionable practices tolerated, and a clever crook is highly praised by the world. The law is on the side of the crook and the criminal many times.

    12-20-04 Title: Handling Money Text: “No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” (Luke 16:13) Bible Reading: Luke ...read more

  • Making Friends With Unrighteous Money Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 20, 2015
     | 2,924 views

    Jesus instructs through a parable how those who follow Him are to be stewards of all they possess.

    “Jesus also said to the disciples, ‘There was a rich man who had a manager and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. And he called him and said to him, “What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no ...read more

  • Financial Advice From A Crooked Manager

    Contributed by H.b. Charles Jr. on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,037 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

  • Are We They?

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,423 views

    we are reminded that we must have a social conscience

    May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable to you, my Lord and my Redeemer. We are taught in Deacons School that we are to always preach on the Gospel reading for a given Sunday, since one of those things exclusively reserved for Deacons is the proclaiming of the ...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
     | 17,091 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

  • You Cannot Serve God And Money

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 25, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 9,531 views

    “No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money” Luke 16:13.

    Theme: You cannot serve God and money Text: Amos 8:4-7; 1 Tim. 2:1-8; Lk. 16:1-13 God is concerned about our future and teaches us to also show that same concern. Our concern should lead us to make the right decisions in life. When God created the tree that yields fruit, the Scriptures declare ...read more

  • Entrusted With Much - Because God Is Generous Series Series

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Nov 7, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,103 views

    We are called to be faithful with all the resources that God entrusts to us.

    “Entrusted With Much” Because God Is Generous Series Luke 16:1-13 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ November 7, 2004 Theme: We are called to be faithful with all the resources that God gives us. Introduction – “I’d give more but…” In a recent USA Today poll, ...read more

  • Shrewd Dealings Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005
     | 1,140 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