Luke 16:1-13 interpretation, and the application of a principle

There is something difficult about Luke 16:1-13. Jesus uses a “shrewd”, read deceitful at least, manager to invite the “sons of light”, read good guys, to consider shrewdness as something they should go in for. To my mind the difficulties culminate and then resolve with 13:9, “And I say to you, make friends for yourselves […]