15 When he returned, after receiving the kingdom, he ordered that these slaves, to whom he had given the money, be called to him so that he might know what business they had done. 16 The first appeared, saying, ‘Master, your mina has made ten minas more.’ 17 And he said to him, ‘Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.’ 18 The second came, saying, ‘Your mina, master, has made five minas.’ 19 And he said to him also, ‘And you are to be over five cities.’
A Nobleman returns to check on him and how his money given to his servant helps advance the kingdom. The first servant made a pretty good profit and the nobleman was very happy with servant dedication and hard work. He tells the servant well and he gives him authority over the same amount of profit he gains. The second servant made fifty percent profit of the nobleman and the nobleman gave over the authority the very same amount he earned. How can we put the parable of the nobleman trusting his income and giving it to his servants to how the kingdom of heaven works. How many of you know Christian who say that God doesn’t need money and that the system of tithing and offering was done away with. Now this parable has nothing to do with tithes or offering, but it does have a lot to do with gaining brothers and sisters to live in the kingdom of God. It is very clear at the beginning of the parable the nobleman was very wealthy and his servant only funds or finance that was given to them by their master.
In the Old Testament there was a system of animal sacrifice, each person had animals for several different reasons, simply because meat markets were not available so each family or individual provided their own ways of having food. No, these individuals may have waited for a young animal to be born, feed it and manage it. But it was the Lord God who made the life of each animal living and breathing, a man or woman has nothing to do with that.
In Psalm Chapter 50:7-23, God is telling His people to keep your animal sacrifice, they are already My animals. I Am the Lord God do you think I need to eat flesh or eat at all. What He truly desires is a sacrifice of thanksgiving, the Lord feels honor in that kind of worship and He offers those who show thanks; salvation.
So If a person asks if God needs money, say no He doesn’t He has all He needs. Does God need sheep, goats, cows or rams not He doesn’t eat. God gave His children in the Old Testament as a means to worship Him, He gave us His money, to help gain other souls in the dwelling place of the heavenly kingdom. When God honors you with financial blessings, use it for His kingdom and by default, you will be honored with a dwelling place in that kingdom as well. God bless you all, the noble Lord loves you and so do I. Samuel J Head.
Proverbs 8:17-19 “I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me. 18 “Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness. 19 “My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver.