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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, January 19, 2014

He Owns It All



Memory Verse:

Psalm 89:11 (NKJV) The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; The world and all its fullness, You have founded them.


Text: Psalm 24



Introduction1 Timothy 6:7; Psalm 50:10; Psalm 24:1–2; Haggai 2:8;1 Corinthians 6:19


Illustration: by Lloyd Stilley:


1. The Principle of Stewardship


1 Corinthians 4:2, 7; Psalm 89:11Deuteronomy 8:17–18


“If we belong to Christ, it’s logical that everything we have truly belongs to Him.”-- A church bulletin




2. The Principle of Responsibility

Luke 12:48;1 Chronicles 29:5–911–16 ; Deuteronomy 8:17–18James 1:17;Exodus 25:22 Corinthians 9:7;  Exodus 36:4–7


“A man who lacks reliability is utterly useless.”--Confucius (551-479);Philosopher



“Wealth shines in giving rather than in hoarding: for the miser is hateful, whereas the generous man is applauded.” Boethius (480-524?), Roman statesman, philosopher and Christian martyr.


A checkbook is a theological document; it will tell you who and what you worship. Billy Graham



“Your use of money shows what you think of God .”-- A church bulletin  

3.  The Principle of Accountability

Matthew 12:36Romans 14:12; Matthew 25:14–30


"Accountability breeds response-ability." Stephen R. Covey