Christian teaching on stewardship

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  • Christian teaching on Stewardship
    • God created the Earth and gave the stewardship over the world to humans so humans have to look after the world for the next generation in a better condition
    • Genesis: take care of all plants and animals
    • Old Testament: look after land and animals and give the land a rest every 50th year by not planting any crops
    • Parable of the Talents: Jesus taught that God expect humans to pass onto the next generation more than they were given
    • Sermon on the Mount: Jesus taught that Christians have equal responsibility to make sure the Earth's resources are equally distributed
    • The Bible says that on judgement day people will be judged on how they have treated the Earth

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