PRINCIPLED STEWARDSHIP

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more” (Luke 12:48).

With the growing popularity of the Powerball lottery and those who foolishly participate, you often hear individuals speculating on what they would do if they were to win tens of millions of dollars.  Their intentions are often noble–charitable offerings to the church, universities, shelters, soup kitchens, etc.  God’s guiding principle of stewardship, however, isn’t based upon what you might do with what you don’t have, but what you are doing with what you do have.  It is the expectation that we are to manage our resources and not be managed by them.

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