The Parable Of The Talents Essay

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“The Parable of the Talents” Text: 14”For it is as if a man going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16The one who had received the five talents went off at once and traded with them, and made five more talents. 17In the same way, the one who had the two talents made more talents. 18But the one w who had received the one talent went off and dug a hole in the ground and hid his master's money. 19After a long time the master of those slaves came and settled accounts with them. 20Then the one who had received the five talents came forward, bringing five more talents, saying, 'Master, you handed over to me five talents; see, I have made five more talents.' 21His master said to him, 'Well done, good and trustworthy slave; you have been trustworthy in a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.' 22And the one who had two talents also came forward saying, 'Master, you haded over to me two talents; see I have made two more talents.' 23His master said to him, 'Well done, good and trustworthy slave; you have been

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