Exodus 20:15; Malachi 3:8-10
We have warped ideas about the things we own.
Part of human nature is the desire to get something for nothing.
Ways we steal
1. Stealing from your employer is probably the most common kind of theft. (Ephesians. 6:5-7)
2. Stealing from big, faceless corporations
3. Stealing from your own children
4. Stealing other people's ideas or reputations
5. People even rob God
a. God is “due” our worship.
b. by withholding our tithe
Stewardship- Everything comes from God. (I Chronicles 29:11-14)
We don't really own anything.
Warning: Don't get too attached to the things we call our own.
Robber: What's yours is mine, I'll take it.
Miser: What's mine is mine, I'll keep it.
Child of God: What's mine is God's, I'll use it.