What kinds of things am I accountable for? - Accountability - TouchPoints
John 3:18-19“There is no judgment against anyone who believes in him. But anyone who does not believe in him has already been judged for not believing in God’s one and only Son. And the judgment is based on this fact: God’s light came into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light, for their actions were evil.”
John 3:36“And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.”
Matthew 3:8“Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God.”
You are accountable for your own disobedience to God.
2 Kings 12:15No accounting of this money was required from the construction supervisors, because they were honest and trustworthy men.
2 Kings 22:7“But don’t require the construction supervisors to keep account of the money they receive, for they are honest and trustworthy men.”
You are accountable for your own character.
Proverbs 5:13Oh, why didn’t I listen to my teachers? Why didn’t I pay attention to my instructors?
You are accountable for your own spiritual growth.
Matthew 12:36“And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak.”
You are accountable for the words you speak.
Luke 12:43-47If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. . . . But what if the servant thinks, ‘My master won’t be back for a while,’ and he begins beating the other servants, partying, and getting drunk? . . . A servant who knows what the master wants, but isn’t prepared and doesn’t carry out those instructions, will be severely punished.
You are accountable for the work you are given to do.
1 Timothy 6:17Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.
Luke 16:11“And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?”
Psalm 90:12Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom.
Ephesians 5:15-16So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.
You are accountable for your resources: how you spend your money, time, energy, and talents.