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Christians Are Spiritually Shrewd Wise Prudent. “Shrewd” in the Bible Greek word: phronimos  intelligent, wise, prudent, shrewd Webster’s:  good: clever.

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1 Christians Are Spiritually Shrewd Wise Prudent

2 “Shrewd” in the Bible Greek word: phronimos  intelligent, wise, prudent, shrewd Webster’s:  good: clever discerning awareness  bad: wily (deceitful) Christians, shrewd:  have a clear and discerning awareness of people and things around them – act accordingly

3 Shrewd: Serve God Faithfully Matt. 7:24-27  wise, build house on rock, Jesus Ja. 1:22-25  doers, not just hearers

4 Shrewd: Serve God with Our Wealth Parable / principle:  Lk. 16:1-9  Lk. 16:1-9 use worldly wealth wisely Lessons:  Lk. 16:10-13  Lk. 16:10-13 shows faithfulness  Lk. 16:14-18  Lk. 16:14-18 can’t justify sins....  Lk. 16:18-31  Lk. 16:18-31 judged accordingly  Matt. 25:34-40 judgment Attitude toward wealth:  1 Tim. 6:6-10,  1 Tim. 6:6-10, enjoy, share  Tit. 3:1, 14  Tit. 3:1, 14 meet pressing needs

5 Shrewd: Ready For Christ’s Return Matt. 24:44-46  ready for master’s return Matt. 25:2, 4, 8, 9  ready: wise, prudent Christians shrewdly wait for Christ  2 Pet. 3:3-4  2 Pet. 3:3-4 sinful men not waiting  2 Pet. 3:5-7  2 Pet. 3:5-7 they don’t understand  2 Pet. 3:8-9  2 Pet. 3:8-9 example of the flood  2 Pet. 3:10  2 Pet. 3:10 Christians believe / wait  2 Pet. 3:11-14  2 Pet. 3:11-14 God destroy, judge

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