Blessing or Blight
Text: Luke 6:38
"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you." (NKJ)
What kind of crop are you harvesting? I can promise you that it is in direct proportion to what has been sown.
God's desire is that you have blessing in your life. He does not get some perverted joy in seeing you suffer or be afflicted with some blight.
Today I share a message on walking in the blessing of God instead of suffering under some blight that is inflicted.
God has called us all to be stewards. That means that the basis of what you have is not yours but His
I. Managing or Carelessness
He is the rightful owner of our lives!
Time- He gives us our days
Talent - He gives us our abilities
Treasures - He gives us our wealth
A. He will hold us accountable for our stewardship !
He expects us to Manage what He has put in our hands!
Parable of the Unjust Steward in Luke 16:1-2
"There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and an accusation was brought to him that this man was wasting his goods. "So he called him and said to him, 'What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your stewardship, for you can no longer be steward.' (NKJ)
Parable of the Talents Matt 25:24-26
"Then he who had received the one talent came and said, 'Lord, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you have not sown, and gathering where you have not scattered seed. 'And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground. Look, there you have what is yours.' "But his lord answered and said to him, 'You wicked and lazy servant,"(NKJ)
Why are these so important!
B. Because how we manage what is seen is a true reflection of How we manage that which is unseen
"So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly ...
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