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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, May 15, 2016



Memory Verse: Matthew 6:21 (NKJV) For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Read Matthew 25:14-30

Introduction: 1 Corinthians 4:2; Romans 14:12

Principles for Godly Investment:

1.    The Principle of Stewardship. Verse 14.
Mat 25:14; 1 Cor 4:2 NIV

 “We have nothing to do with how much ability we've got, or how little, but with what we do with what we have. The man with great talent is apt to be puffed up, and the man with little (talent) to belittle the little. Poor fools! God gives it, much or little. Our part is to be faithful, doing the level best with every bit and scrap. And we will be if Jesus' spirit controls.”-- S.D. Gordon

2.    The Principle of Ability. 15.
Mat 25:15; 1 Cor 10:13

3.    The Principle of Investing. 16-17.
Mat 25:16-17

4.    The Principle of Wisdom—Use it or Lose It. 18, 24-28.
Mat 25:18, 24-28; 2 Cor 9:6; Gal 6:7; Mat 25:24; Prov 14:30; Prov 27:4; Prov 13:4; Prov 20:4; Heb 11:6; Hag 1:9
ILLUSTRATION: from  Bits & Pieces of April 30, 1992

5. The Principle of Reward 19-23
Mat 25:19-23

First, the master commended their work.

Second, the master congratulated them.

Third, the master commented

Fourth, the master compensated them.

Conclusion: Rom 14:12; John 3:16