God gives wisdom to work even within dishonest situations

Scripture reference

Luke 16:1–9 (ASV 1901)

And he said also unto the disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he was wasting his goods. 2And he called him, and said unto him, What is this that I hear of thee? render the account of thy stewardship; for thou canst be no longer steward. 3And the steward said within himself, What shall I do, seeing that my lord taketh away the stewardship from me? I have not strength to dig; to beg I am ashamed. 4I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. 5And calling to him each one of his lord&rsqu...


When the police in Riga would not allow Dr. Baedeker to go ahead with a planned meeting because preaching by “unauthorized persons” was prohibited, he shrewdly found a loophole in the law and took advantage of it to share the gospel over several nights to thousands of people in the city.