Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

General references

Bible References

Who

Luke 19:15
“At his return, having received the authority to be king, he summoned those slaves he had given the money to, so he could find out how much they had made in business.
Matthew 24:45
“Who then is a faithful and sensible slave, whom his master has put in charge of his household, to give them food at the proper time?
Matthew 25:20
The man who had received five talents approached, presented five more talents, and said, ‘Master, you gave me five talents. Look, I’ve earned five more talents.’
1 Corinthians 4:1
A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God’s mysteries.
Titus 1:7
For an overseer, as God’s administrator, must be blameless, not arrogant, not hot-tempered, not addicted to wine, not a bully, not greedy for money,

Steward

Luke 16:1
He also said to the disciples: “There was a rich man who received an accusation that his manager was squandering his possessions.
Matthew 20:8
When evening came, the owner of the vineyard told his foreman, ‘Call the workers and give them their pay, starting with the last and ending with the first.’
1 Peter 4:10
Based on the gift each one has received, use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God.

Ruler

1 Timothy 3:15
But if I should be delayed, I have written so that you will know how people ought to act in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who are good leaders should be considered worthy of an ample honorarium, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
Hebrews 3:5
Moses was faithful as a servant in all God’s household, as a testimony to what would be said in the future.
Hebrews 13:7
Remember your leaders who have spoken God’s word to you. As you carefully observe the outcome of their lives, imitate their faith.

To give

Jeremiah 23:4
I will raise up shepherds over them who will shepherd them. They will no longer be afraid or dismayed, nor will any be missing.” This is the Lord’s declaration.
Ezekiel 34:3
You eat the fat, wear the wool, and butcher the fattened animals, but you do not tend the flock.
Matthew 13:52
“Therefore,” He said to them, “every student of Scripture instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who brings out of his storeroom what is new and what is old.”
John 21:15
When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?”

“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.”

“Feed My lambs,” He told him.
Acts 20:28
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock that the Holy Spirit has appointed you to as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
1 Peter 5:1
Therefore, as a fellow elder and witness to the sufferings of the Messiah and also a participant in the glory about to be revealed, I exhort the elders among you:

In due

Proverbs 15:23
A man takes joy in giving an answer;
and a timely word—how good that is!
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.
2 Timothy 4:2
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

General references

Exodus 36:4
Then all the craftsmen who were doing all the work for the sanctuary came one by one from the work they were doing
3 John 1:5
Dear friend, you are showing faithfulness by whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

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