5 So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord? 18 Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery. The steward will make friends of his lord's debtors or tenants, by striking off a considerable part of their debt to his lord. 11 If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 5 So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord? 27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house: 28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. 2 And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true. 30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. Those who would make the rich man's praying to Abraham justify praying to saints departed, go far to seek for proofs, when the mistake of a damned sinner is all they can find for an example. 16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. 31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead. 4 I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him. Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? And surely there is no encouragement to follow the example, when all his prayers were made in vain. 17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. It would be well if the children of light would learn wisdom from the men of the world, and would as earnestly pursue their better object. And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. This may teach us that death will come, and deprive us of the opportunities we now have. And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. 17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. 19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores. No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. 16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. The parable of the unjust steward. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. 26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence. There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. When our Lord spoke thus, the covetous Pharisees treated his instructions with contempt. 29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward. 10 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house: For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. 9 And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. This steward wasted his lord's goods. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. 16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore. 4 I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their … 15 And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from. 24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. But he warned them, that what they contended for as the law, was a wresting of its meaning: this our Lord showed in a case respecting divorce. Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. The same strength of corruption that breaks through the convictions of the written word, would triumph over a witness from the dead. 13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Luke 16 16 1 And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. What two masters did he refer to? So he called every one of his lord's debtors. There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores. 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.