Religion & Spirituality
Kingdom Truths from Jesus' Parables - "Be Productive 'Til Jesus Returns!"
The Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30). Okay, what the heck is a talent? "A talent of silver contained 3,000 shekels ( Exodus 38:25 Exodus 38:26 ), and was equal to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs." (https://www.biblestudytools.com/dictionary/talent/) WOW! That's a lot of silver! The Master certainly wasn't skimping when he entrusted such a large amount to his servants. Jesus also gives us tremendous amounts of "talent" and asks us to use them to bring Him a return on His investment in us. What does that mean? Why does Jesus link being productive with His return? Listen for a fresh take on this well-known parable!
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