White Stone Foundations: Biblical Stewardship – Part 1

Matthew 25:14-30

Steward – a person who ______________________ another’s property or financial affairs; one who ______________________ anything as an agent of another

Four aspects of stewardship:

  1. O______________________________ – Whose stuff is it?
  2. R___________________________________ – Can you be trusted with it?
  3. R__________________________________ – Whose interests are you serving?
  4. A__________________________________ – What did you do with it?

Four truths about stewardship from the Bible:

  1. It all __________________ to God.
  2. He has _____________________ some of what He owns to us for a ______________.
  3. He intends for us to use what He has entrusted to us to ____________________ His Kingdom in this world on His ____________________.
  4. We will give an ___________________ to Him for how we used what He entrusted to us.

1 – IT ALL ____________________ TO GOD. (v. 14)

Psalm 24:1-2; Psalm 50:10-12; Psalm 89:11; Isaiah 66:1-2; 1 Chronicles 29:14-16; Acts 32-35; Psalm 115:3

  • He _________________ it all.
  • He _________________ it all.
  • He does __________________________ He pleases with it all.

2 – HE HAS ________________________ SOME OF WHAT HE OWNS TO US FOR A _____________. (V. 15)

Genesis 1:26-28

What has He entrusted to us?

  • F_____________ – Psalm 145:15-16
  • O______________________________ to W________________ – Deuteronomy 8:17-18
  • L________________ – Acts 17:24-25
  • T______________ – Psalm 139:16
  • R______________________ & I_____________________ – Job 32:8
  • …even the very __________________ we ____________________! – Genesis 2:7; Job 3:27

 Everything we have is ________________ to us by God…

(1 Corinthians 4:7; John 3:27; James 1:17)

… for the purpose of bringing ______________ to Him!

(Isaiah 41:20)

3 – HE INTENDS US TO USE WHAT HE HAS ENTRUSTED TO US TO ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________________ HIS KINGDOM IN THIS WORLD ON HIS _____________________. (v.15-16)

Micah 6:8; Psalm 89:14

Core values of His Kingdom:

  • Do J__________________
  • Love K____________________
    • G_______________________
    • H_________________________
    • S______________________
  • Walk H__________________ with Your God
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