B iblical stewardship means accepting your role as a steward or manager of God's money and other resources. Stewardship is looking after someone's property in that person's interest. Biblical stewardship applies to a Christ follower's daily lifestyle choices affecting time, talents, and money.
T ithing—a tithe is one tenth— practiced by Israel historically, meant giving 23.3% of the yearly increase including 10% to Levites to carry out their work in the Theocracy. The tithe was not money, but agricultural products and livestock. Learn tithing truths to know today's biblical giving standard.
Michel A Bell's books include advice routed in the Bible.
They contain Christian financial advice and biblicial stewardship principles; they are not self help money advice to make you wealthy. They show helpful Christian finances advice, and proven business practices for informed lifestyle choices.
Managing God's Time, also from a Christian view, is a time management book that focuses on improving personal effectiveness and stewardship of time.
Folks try unsuccessfully to manage time while hurry sickness infects them. It's a western disease—people rushing about trying to do too much and being ineffective. For some people, busyness is a prideful state to live in. They ignore the reality that each person has 24 hours daily, which will never change. Each of us must learn to manage our priorities in available time. Besides, we must turn from time management to self-management. Visit this section of the site for tips, tools, and techniques to help that change.
Bible meditations contain commentaries routed in Bible principles for different monthly topics (wisdom, the family, decision making), separate weekly themes (borrowing, parent's role, faith and hope), and daily application to encourage you.
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