God has given you resources and has made you the manager of His grace.

God has given you resources and has made you the manager of His grace.

“had the oversight of Israel on the west side of the Jordan for all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.” (1Chr 26:30)

“As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” (1Pet 4:10)

“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all” (1Cor 12:7)

“Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.” (Matt 10:8)

“So he called ten of his servants, delivered to them ten minas, and said to them, Do business [pragmateuomai] till I come [erchomai].” (Lk 19:13)

“And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability [dunamis]” (Matt 25:15)

“Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share” (1Tim 6:17-18)

“Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need.” (Eph 4:28)

“I became a minister according to the stewardship from God which was given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God, the mystery [musterion] which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints” (Col 1:25-26)

“Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.” (1Cor 4:1)

“So the master commended the unjust steward because he had dealt shrewdly [phronimos]. For the sons of this world are more shrewd [phronimos] in their generation than the sons of light.” (Lk 16:8)

Reading: 1Chr 25-27; Jn 15