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STEWARDSHIP AND MATERIAL WORLD Luke 12:13-21 Rev. Dr. Samuel P. Fernandez PREACHER James Obsequio LITURGIST
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As Lord Nuffield puts it: “To any man worth his salt, the desire for personal gain is not his chief reason for working. It is the desire to achieve, to be a success, to make his job something worthy of his mettle and his respect.
Money plays an important part in this – it is stupid to deny it – but it is not the most important part… It is no regret to me that I was not the son of a rich man. My father indeed had riches, but of the mind, not of the pocket. The least valuable thing a parent can endow a strong, healthy son with is money. Counsel, correction, and example should count far more in equipping him for the battle of life.”
“Not only rich of mind but of the heart.” “ Not only rich of mind but of the heart. ” “ Not only rich of mind but of the heart. ”
“Spend less than you earn and you will never be in debt.” --Yiddish Proverb
It can buy pleasure but it cannot buy real happiness.
St. John Chrysostom puts it: “Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.”
“The most grievous destitution is to want money in the midst of wealth.” Philosopher Seneca
In the Old Testament, a steward is defined as one entrusted with caring for the superior goods.
it refers to a guardian. Meaning as a manager, he is supposed to be a superintendent of a household. it refers to a guardian. Meaning as a manager, he is supposed to be a superintendent of a household.