New Testament passage - Luke 16: (The Unjust Steward)
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.
he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest
be no longer steward.
the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I
4 I am resolved
what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
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?
6 And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit
down quickly, and write fifty.
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take
thy bill, and write fourscore.
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation
wiser than the children of light.
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.
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.
If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
12 And if ye have not been faithful in that which is
another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?
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. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.