Found Faithful

1 Corinthians 4:2

Matthew 25:14-23

Galatians 5:22-23 – Fruit of Spirit = ‘Faithfulness’

  1. Faithful to our Faith (Behavior & Conduct)

Hebrews 10:23 ‘Let us hold fast the confession/profession of our hope/faith without wavering, for He who promised is faithful’ (NKJ).

NLT Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise (NLT).

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3. those who lack sufficient concern about the deadly reality of sin and its consequences.

4. those who do not give or receive correction well.

10. those who want to loved by the world & who love the things of the world.

13. those who have bad experiences in church.

Question: How can we measure our faithfulness to our ‘faith?’

Galatians 5:16-23

Extreme: Revelation 2:10 “Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. (Rev 2:10 NKJ)

Transition: Let me move on to my second piece to which I believe we should be faithful.

II. The Place / Authority of Scripture

2 Timothy 3:16 ‘All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work’. (NKJ)

We say that ‘The Bile is our only rule for faith and practice.’

Deuteronomy 4:2 “You shall not add to the word which I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you’.

Revelation 22:18-19,

Transition: Thirdly, we should be faithful in the…

III. Administration of our gifts/talents

Hebrews 3:5

Hebrews 3:5 ‘And Moses indeed was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which would be spoken afterward’, (NKJ)

Hebrews 3:5 ‘Moses was certainly faithful in God’s house as a servant. His work was an illustration of the truths God would reveal later’. (NLT)

Moses an ‘attendant’ to ‘discharge the duties committed to him by God’.

Luke 12:42-44 ‘And the Lord replied, (to the question of His return)

“A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. 43 If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. 44 I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns. (Luk 12:42 NLT)


Matthew 25:21, ‘Well done thou good and faithful servant…’

Transition: So the text is specifically addressing the need to be faithful stewards of

IV. Resources / Stewardship (giving)

Christian Stewardship refers to the responsibility that Christians have in maintaining and using wisely the gifts that God has bestowed. God wishes human beings to be his collaborators in the work of creation, redemption, and sanctification.

Conclusion: Colossians 1:2

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