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And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
Therefore, the Kingdom of Heaven was likened to a king who wished to make a reckoning with his servants.
"For it is as when a man, going abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods:
and Joanna wife of Chuzas Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, who were ministering to them of their substance.
And the Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful steward, the wise one, whom his lord will appoint over his household to give the portion of food in due season?
1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not a striker, not greedy of base gain;
1 Peter 4:10
according as each one received a gift, ministering it among yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God;
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day.
And, not many days after, gathering all things together, the younger son went abroad into a far country, and there wasted his estate, living riotously.
And the other came, saying, 'Lord, behold, your pound which I had lying away in a napkin;
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may spend it on your pleasures.