Prospering With Integrity by Miles Seaborn

Miles Seaborn
Exodus 20:15


INTRO. London man has been the victim of 15 car
thefts in the past 8 years - 4 cars stolen (one twice)
Cassette player - Police Station someone stole his
car! "This car protected by a pit-bull with aids"


Stealing - 138 synonyms for stealing

1. By deceiving customers
300 years ago - but sound
Amos 8:5 "(They) overcharge, use false measures,
and fix the scales to cheat the customers."

Mechanic - unnecessary repairs
Dr - unnecessary tests
Salesman - fine print - "This is a great
Starter home - 1 bed, no bath
A real challenge _______________

2. By defrauding employers

Colossians 3:23 "Whatever you do, work at it with
all your heart, as working for the Lord."

ILL. Waste time in job. Come late. Three
coffee breaks. Long lunch. Go home early. Not
much time left - Stealing

3. By delaying payments

Leviticus 19:13 "Don't take advantage of
anyone...Don't hold back the wages of someone
you've hired, not even for one night."

The checks in the mail
Immediate billing. I'll pay my ________ 160 day.
Use their capital for me.

4. By defaulting on loans

Psalm 37:21 "The wicked man borrows and never
pays back..."

College loans
Beware of family loans
Books in library - He will think you stole it
Tools - skis - records
What is in your closets/garage you need to return
- Long term borrowing!

5. By deceiving the government

Romans 13:6-7 "... the authorities are working
for God...Pay what you owe them; pay your
personal and property taxes..."

______________ - good stewardship
Evasion - illegal, stealing

6. By defrauding the Lord

Malachi 3:8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me!
But you ask, 'How do we rob you, God?' By
withholding tithes and offerings!"

. Tithing - 10th (10%) It is in gratitude I owe
God everything.
. If you are paying bills before God. Robbin ...

There are 5909 characters in the full content. This excerpt only shows a 2000 character sample of the full content.

Price:  $4.99 or 1 credit
Sign up for a Free Trial with and download this sermon free today!