The Very Clever Bad Manager

Luke 16:1-9 — “And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely…” In this sermon, we consider one of Jesus’ lesser known parables, The Parable of the Unjust Steward.  It is a story that many Christians puzzle over because it is not so easy to understand. Why was the unjust steward commended for defrauding his master? What lesson was Jesus was endeavouring to teach His disciples? How does this parable apply to us today?