“Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and attend to your herds.” Proverbs 27:23 When we view money as a tool, we can be diligent to create plans and prioritize them. If we need a new car, how we will go about it? Choose by desire or is there a better way. We... Continue Reading →
The Perception of Stewardship PI
“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ” Acts 20:35 Read Psalm 24:1; Acts 20:35; 2 Cor. 9:7; James 1:17; 1 Pet. 1:3-5: From God’s perspective, what are... Continue Reading →
Stingy is Unfaithfulness
“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38 Read Matt. 25:14-30: Take a look at, “You wicked, lazy servant!” Now, what is the meaning of unfaithfulness?... Continue Reading →
Stewardship is Proportionate
“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property.” Matthew 25:14-30 We are to love Jesus, even though we cannot see Him or touch Him. This may go against common sense, but the reality of His grace and impact can sometimes be hidden by our desires,... Continue Reading →
How to Work on a Budget
“The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.” Proverbs 21:5 Budgeting is all about having a purpose and a plan for your money. So, you are telling your money where to go and what to do. Yet, many see this like a child being in trouble on a restriction, hence... Continue Reading →
The Providence of Stewardship
What is a good way to have good Stewardship? We talked about gratitude, now, one more key word, Providence! Providence (Genesis 50:20; Job. 38:1-41:34; Psalm 103: 19; Daniel 4:34-35; Acts 2:22-24; 14:16; Romans 1:26-32; 11:33-36; James 1:13-17) Providence is the doctrine that gives us the knowledge and comfort that God is Sovereign, and thus, He... Continue Reading →
Good Stewardship means to have the Attitude of Christ!
Precepts of Stewardship from 1 Peter 4: 1-11 Are you chasing your desires or our Lord? The answer to this question will determine not only how you handle stewardship but even more important, what direction in life you go as well as if, when, and how sin will entice you to fall! Sin is coming;... Continue Reading →
Precepts of Stewardship from Colossians 1:24-29 Paul’s Labor for the Church 24 Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church. 25 I have become its servant by... Continue Reading →
What does stewardship mean to God?
“The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it” (Psalm 24:1) The word, stewardship, simply means to manage someone else’s property. For the Christian, as Scripture proclaims everything belongs to God, we manage the property of our Lord. Since everything belongs to Christ, we need to... Continue Reading →
What does stewardship mean to you?
There are two words that send the average congregation and common churchgoer into fear and panic, from the leadership and pastorate, that fears to offend or drive people away, to the church member who may be too far stretched in time and giving, and cannot give anymore, to the person who does not want to... Continue Reading →