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Gary Hoag: Be a Steward for Good!

“A man of wealth is but a steward for the good of mankind.”

Peter Cooper (1791-1883) was a generous Christian businessman who promoted Christian solutions to social injustices. This quote comes from Day’s Collacon compiled and arranged by Edward Parsons Day (New York: IPPO, 1884) 1012.

In a day when most people were choosing a life of luxury, he chose the path of simplicity and doing good with the wealth God entrusted to him. How will you steward the wealth God has entrusted to you for the good of mankind? What story will people say about your life?

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