make me a faithful Steward

The Day of Judgment, William Blake, By Scastelete, via Wikimedia Commons

All glory to you, O Lord God,
  for the portion of the good things of this life,
  that you have been pleased to grant me;
You, Lord, made me a Steward of them,
  and at that great day,
  I must give an account of my stewardship.
O make me a faithful Steward of them,
  that I may give an account to you with joy,
  and not with grief.

Thomas Ken, 1637-1711, English cleric and hymn writer


For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ,
  so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body,
  whether good or bad.

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