'stewardship' Tagged Posts

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Daily Devotions

When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.” vs. 16 Genesis 9:8-17 Humans have a hard time wrapping their heads around the notion that all living creatures have a divine connection. Generally we understand ourselves as being the center of the universe and give little thought to the thousands of other species that also inhabit this beautiful blue…

Daily Devotions

Matthew 25:14-18 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability.” vss. 14-15 Essentially, all that we do in life is stewardship. Every person on the planet has been entrusted with gifts and abilities that are the legacy of our Creator. No one has been exempted and each has been blessed…

Daily Devotions

Matthew 22:18-22 … “They answered, ‘The emperor’s.’ Then he said to them, ‘Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.’” vs. 21 Initially it must have looked to the Pharisees and Herodians as though Jesus had wiggled out of their trap with an inoffensive and innocuous response. And we’re inclined to agree. But it’s the kind of answer that starts gnawing at us if we think long enough–and soon…

Daily Devotions: June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 Psalm 8:5-9 … “Yet you have made them a little lower than God, and crowned them with glory and honor.” vs. 5 Even though the Psalmist was convinced of humankind’s insignificance in the universe, he also believed that we stand out from the rest of creation in some significant ways. We’re not like dogs or cats, or any other creature, and he likely didn’t come to that conclusion from reading Genesis. For him it was a simple…