Sept. 29, 2016

Thursday
Matthew 25:14-30

People love to hear or read a good story. We relate to stories, especially human interest ones. In a really interesting story, we can almost picture ourselves inside it. Stories are an incredible way to communicate.

Jesus was a master story-teller. As a way of getting people to see things from a different viewpoint, Jesus often told simple stories called parables. Parables are an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. The Bible records sixteen parables of Jesus’ that dealt with money or stewardship. That’s more than Jesus talked about heaven or hell.

Do you see yourself in today’s parable? What are you doing with the talents God has given you? How are you investing in his Kingdom?