gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be
welcomed into eternal dwellings.” (Luke 16:9 , NIV)
words Jesus Christ uttered. They are just as applicable today as they
were when he walked the earth. We have seen how he brought life and
immortality to light through the gospel. He also brought to light the
perishable and the imperishable.
(1 Corinthians 7:31b, NIV)
for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a
perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown.” (1 Corinthians
9:25, NKJV) The KingdomNomics practitioner is incentivized by the
imperishable values held dearly by almighty God.
gain friends for eternity, so that when worldly wealth is gone we will
be welcomed into eternal mansions. Whatever currency we have in this
world, including silver and gold, is in the process of perishing. None
of these perishable items of earthly value will have any value in
eternity. Therefore, Jesus Christ tells us to “convert it into the
imperishable” by using it to win souls to Christ.
This is the concept by which something that is perishing can be
converted into something of imperishable eternal value. This is done
through the CONVERTERLATOR!
talent, and treasure made in the kingdom of God will last forever. They
will echo into eternity. The verse quoted above, Luke 16:9, is what I
call a “CONVERTERLATOR VERSE.” Worldly wealth used in helping to fulfill
the GREAT COMMISSION will be imperishable in the world to come since it
was used to win souls that will live forever in heaven.
convert my perishable time, talent, and treasure in this world into the
imperishable that will last forever? Our time, talent, and treasure in
this world are losing value every day.