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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., Ecumenical Center for Stewardship Studies in Grand Rapids, Mich, Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesStewardship & the economy of God.
StatementJohn Reumann.
SeriesLibrary of Christian stewardship
LC ClassificationsBV772 .R45 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1721353M
ISBN 100802806538
LC Control Number92024696

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Stewardship is properly managing the resources that God has committed to our care. This volume gathers together all of Ellen White's published statements on the subject. Topics discussed include tithing, indebtedness, charity, making a will and soliciting funds from outside sources. What about speculating in the markets? Does God require us to dispose of our property? According to the National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices, 78% of gifts are given during a worship service. Decem , Stewardship and the Righteousness of God. Decem , A new year prompts a new approach to September lectionary preview: the Book of James. J , This month in Stewardship: August. God promises those who use the talent of wealth to bless others: “Give, and it shall be given unto you” (Luke ). The inspired principles of sound economy in this volume will repay rich dividends. You can't take it with you, but you can send it ahead before you go. This book tells you how. Pages Language en Book Code CS ISBN The Economy of God Paul’s use of economia and economos rested on a foundation of long-standing economic, political, and religious constructs. In this book, “God’s will” embodies the larger and more encompass- stewardship lay dormant in the Church for centuries