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The Parable of the Shrewd Manager
Luke 16.1-9

She came up to me after the service and demanded to know what it meant. This passage had been read as the second lesson, while the first had been a prophetic denunciation (from Ezekiel 18, I think) of all kinds of sins, including the making of money by lending at interest. She had obviously been listening to the readings, and couldn’t make head or tail of what was going on. Was the Bible against making money out of other money, or was it – was Jesus, indeed – telling us we should use any sharp financial practices we could to get ourselves out of difficulties?...

Taken from Luke for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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