STEWARDSHIP-OWNERSHIP - Thompson Chain Reference Topic

STEWARDSHIP-OWNERSHIP
  (A) STEWARDSHIP, of Life
Truths to be Remembered in Relation to
The Diversity of Gifts
Matthew 25:14; Matthew 25:15
Men are Stewards, not Owners
Luke 19:13
Faithfulness Required
1 Corinthians 4:2
Life Precious
1 Corinthians 6:20; Ephesians 6:7
A Sacred Treasure to be Kept
1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 1:14
Ministering as Stewards
1 Peter 4:10
--SEE Riches (1), RICHES
(B) ACCOUNTABILITY connected with stewardship
Matthew 12:36; Matthew 18:23; Matthew 23:34; Matthew 25:19; Luke 12:20; Luke 12:48; Luke 19:15; Romans 14:12
1 Peter 4:4; 1 Peter 4:5
--SEE Opportunity (2), OPPORTUNITY
(C) RESPONSIBILITY of Stewardship
(1) Is Personal
Deuteronomy 24:16; Job 19:4; Proverbs 9:12; Jeremiah 31:30; Ezekiel 18:20
Romans 14:4; Galatians 6:5
--SEE Opportunity, OPPORTUNITY
& OPPORTUNITY
(2) Attempts to Shirk
Genesis 3:13; Genesis 16:5; Genesis 27:36; Exodus 32:22; 1 Samuel 15:21; Matthew 27:24
--SEE Excuses, SELF-JUSTIFICATION
& SELF-JUSTIFICATION
(3) Of Ministers and Religious Leaders
--SEE Leaders, Religious, LEADERS
--- According to Privileges, See FUTURE, THE
(D) DIVINE OWNERSHIP
(1) Of the Natural World
Exodus 19:5; Leviticus 25:23; 1 Chronicles 29:14; Psalms 24:1; Psalms 50:10; Psalms 60:7; Psalms 89:11
Haggai 2:8
(2) Of the Souls of Men
Deuteronomy 32:6; Song of Solomon 2:16; Ezekiel 18:4; Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 6:19
(3) Gives God Priority of Claim
(a) Upon All the Possessions of Men
Numbers 3:13; Deuteronomy 26:2; 1 Kings 17:13; Matthew 6:33
(b) First-born set apart as Belonging to God
Exodus 13:2; Exodus 34:19; Leviticus 27:26; Numbers 3:13; Deuteronomy 21:17; Nehemiah 10:36
(c) First - fruits demanded
Exodus 22:29; Leviticus 2:12; Numbers 18:12; Deuteronomy 18:4; Deuteronomy 26:2; Nehemiah 10:35; Proverbs 3:9
Romans 11:16; Romans 16:5; 1 Corinthians 15:20; James 1:18
--SEE Tithes, LIBERALITY

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