- Wed, Jun 08, 2011
- Doctrine and Theology
Question from a reader:
I have always viewed the true riches offered as a reward to the faithful steward in Luke 16:11 as both a present and eternal reward. Am I off base in my position?
Answer from Randy Alcorn:
God rewards us in various ways in this life, including the internal personal blessings of contentment, joy, etc., and certainly sometimes materially, as Jesus made clear in Luke 6. A person can enjoy the material benefits of his work. I just think God has different reasons for entrusting wealth to us than we sometimes assume (e.g. health and wealth gospel vs. enabling us to give more)...