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Originally posted on Welcome to the blog de BlenCouragesU! :
Hey Family, A while back, the Lord blessed me with a thought about stewardship and what our responsibility is, so I thought I’d share a condensed version. Let’s start of with some background. So what is a steward? In the Old Testament a steward is a man who is ‘over a house’ (Genesis 43:19; 44:4;). Similarly, in the New Testament, a steward is a person who’s been entrusted to care or honor something. This could apply to Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard: “So when evening had come, the owner of the vineyard said to his steward, ‘Call the laborers and give them their wages, beginning with the last to the first’ (Matthew 20:8). Steward also means a manager. This would likely be more around the parables of the Talents and the Unjust Steward. After a long time the lord of those servants came and settled accounts with them. “So he who had received five talents came and brought five other talents, saying, ‘Lord, you…