Bible Stories Related to Resourcefulness

  • Gideon in using the jars (clay pots) and trumpets (Judges 7) (Key Verse:16)
  • Jesus feeding the 5000 (Matt.14:13-21) (Key Verses:17-18)
  • Elisha and the Widow’s Oil (II Kings 4: 1-7) (Key Verse: 2b-3)
  • Samson using foxes, torches and the jawbone of a donkey (Judges 15:3-5;14-16)
  • Ruth demonstrated resourcefulness in picking up the dropped corn after it had been harvested (Ruth 2)
  • The Prodigal Son did not demonstrate resourcefulness, but wasted his inheritance (Luke 15:11-32)
  • The Foolish Servant buried his talent and ended up loosing even that (Matt. 25:14-30)