If God cannot trust a person to properly handle a small amount of money, He will not give him responsibility over more crucial matters.
The Parable of the Unjust Steward has bothered Bible students. Is Christ saying that Christians are foolish? Are we to make friends with greedy people?
A steward is responsible for the supervision or managing of something entrusted into his care by a superior. As God's stewards, have been entrusted with much.
What God really wants is for us to see things from His point of view, making the right choices, striving to build character, developing into His image.
Some have foolishly denigrated the value of physical exercise by taking Paul's admonition to Timothy totally and hopelessly out of context.
Martin Collins, distinguishing between prosperity and wealth, asserts that prosperity is success that comes to those who have been active in achieving it and/or by divine grace, usually as a result of effort. Along with material wealth are offspring, and spiritual blessings such as character or grace in the eyes of an …
Stewardship of our bodies is (like the Levitical maintenance of the temple) an aspect of holiness, strengthening our relationship with Jesus Christ.
It sometimes appears that people outside the church have fewer problems and anxieties, having been spared Satan's onslaught of temptation and deception.