Without preamble, here are 15 bible verses on stewardship.
Sure there are more.
But these are my favorite.
For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,
2 Corinthians 9:6-15
The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
1 Timothy 6:17-19
As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.
1 Timothy 6:7-8
For we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.
Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;
His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.
1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:
If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?
Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.
“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master’s money.
People disparage wealth these days. But Understand: Wealth can do great things. For the more you have – the more that has been entrusted to you – the more you are able to give.