Vital Signs - Wednesday, January 8, 2020
“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms” (1 Peter 4:10, NIV).
In New Testament times, every wealthy household had a steward. This was the head servant, who was entrusted with everything that the master owned, to manage it for the good of the master.
Today, we would call this person a “manager.” The key requirement for being a steward was that you were trustworthy.
Most of us aspire to have an important position one day, whether in our careers, society, or in our families.
But if we belong to Jesus, we’ve already been given the most important position of all. The apostle Peter tells us that we should serve “one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God” (1 Peter 4:10, NASB).
God has entrusted us with the treasures of His grace. So what are we doing with the grace God has given us?
Who specifically can you share your story of grace with this week?