In the New Testament, parables like the talents (Matthew 25:14-30) underscore the importance of using one’s gifts wisely. Proper Biblical Stewardship also involves generosity and the concept of tithing, as seen in Malachi 3:10, where believers are encouraged to give a tenth of their income to support the work of God. This holistic approach to stewardship promotes a lifestyle characterized by gratitude, accountability, and a commitment to making a positive impact on the world, aligning one’s actions with the divine purpose.

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37 Essential Bible Verses on Stewardship

Genesis 1:28 (NLT)
“Then God blessed them and said, ‘Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ground.'”

Genesis 2:15 (NLT)
“The Lord God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and watch over it.”

Exodus 35:5 (NLT)
“Take a sacred offering for the Lord. Let those with generous hearts present the following gifts to the Lord: gold, silver, and bronze;”

Leviticus 25:23 (NLT)
“The land must not be sold permanently, for the land belongs to me. You are only foreigners and tenant farmers working for me.”

Deuteronomy 8:18 (NLT)
“Remember the Lord your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors with an oath.”

1 Chronicles 29:11-12 (NLT)
“Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory, and the majesty. Everything in the heavens and on earth is yours, O Lord, and this is your kingdom. We adore you as the one who is over all things. Wealth and honor come from you alone, for you rule over everything. Power and might are in your hand, and at your discretion people are made great and given strength.”

Psalm 24:1 (NLT)
“The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him.”

Proverbs 3:9 (NLT)
“Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce.”

Proverbs 11:25 (NLT)
“The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.”

Proverbs 12:11 (NLT)
“A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies has no sense.”

Proverbs 13:11 (NLT)
“Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.”

Proverbs 13:22 (NLT)
“Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly.”

Proverbs 21:20 (NLT)
“The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.”

Proverbs 27:23 (NLT)
“Know the state of your flocks, and put your heart into caring for your herds,”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NLT)
“Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness!”

Matthew 6:19-21 (NLT)
“Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

Matthew 6:24 (NLT)
“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 both God and money.”

Matthew 25:14-30 (NLT)
“For it is just like a man going on a trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone. He gave five bags of silver to one, two bags of silver to another, and one bag of silver to the last—dividing it in proportion to their abilities. He then left on his trip.”

Luke 12:42-44 (NLT)
“And the Lord replied, ‘A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.'”

Luke 14:28-30 (NLT)
“But don’t begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it? Otherwise, you might complete only the foundation before running out of money, and then everyone would laugh at you.'”

Luke 16:10-13 (NLT)
“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.”

Acts 4:32-35 (NLT)
“All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had.”

Acts 20:35 (NLT)
“And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”

Romans 14:12 (NLT)
“Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God.”

1 Corinthians 4:2 (NLT)
“Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager must be faithful.”

1 Corinthians 16:2 (NLT)
“On the first day of each week, you should each put aside a portion of the money you have earned. Don’t wait until I get there and then try to collect it all at once.”

2 Corinthians 8:7 (NLT)
“Since you excel in so many ways—in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us—I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving.”

2 Corinthians 9:6-7 (NLT)
“Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.”

Ephesians 5:15-16 (NLT)
“So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.”

Colossians 3:23-24 (NLT)
“Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.”

1 Timothy 6:6-10 (NLT)
“Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it.”

1 Timothy 6:17-19 (NLT)
“Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.”

Hebrews 13:5 (NLT)
“Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, ‘I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.'”

James 1:17 (NLT)
“Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.”

James 4:3 (NLT)
“And even when you ask, you don’t get it because your motives are all wrong—you want only what will give you pleasure.”

James 5:1-5 (NLT)
“Look here, you rich people: Weep and groan with anguish because of all the terrible troubles ahead of you.”

1 Peter 4:10 (NLT)
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.”

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