Understanding Our Personal Accountability to God

FOCUS TEXT: Matthew 25:14-29

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Ecclesiastes 12:13, 14; 1 Corinthians 4:1, 2; 9:16-23; 1 Peter 4:10, 11

KEY VERSE: Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things. -- Matthew 25:23

CENTRAL TRUTH: God holds us accountable for all He gives us.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list things of which they can be a better steward.

I. Personal Accountability (Matthew 25:14-19)

II. Faithfulness Commended (Matthew 25:20-23)

III. Slothfulness Condemned (Matthew 25:24-30)