Updated: Feb 11, 2020
If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities.
Luke 16:10 NLT
If given the word… If.. You do your part.. If you are given small things and that goes well. If leads to bigger things also benefiting from the practice.
If also works on the side of poor behavior. If you cheat and lie with little things… Given greater responsibility, you will also show poor responses.
And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?
Luke 16:11 NLT
And if worldly wealth is a challenge for you.. And you misrepresent yourself, who will give you the heavenly resources?
No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money.
Luke 16:13 NLT
No one gives to two masters,… Hate will overcome you regarding one and the other will get all of your affection. You cannot give to God and also “be enslaved to money.”
The Pharisees, who dearly loved their money, heard all this and scoffed at him.
Luke 16:14 NLT
The Pharisees were in the same boat. They loved what money could get them!
Then he said to them, “You like to appear righteous in public, but God knows your hearts.” What this world honors is detestable in the sight of God.
Luke 16:15 NLT
You appear to have no faults. But when God sees you, he sees your “heart’s” love. What we seek, God “despises.”
Un-BlahhG author, Caroline Cardwell spends her days caring for children as a therapist and engagement specialist at a local school, chasing four children at home and growing her home based health business. Did we mention that she and her husband, JD Cardwell, also began a church with ah-mazing leaders and a tribe they adore.