This is Part 2 of a 3 Part series called Because – See Part 1: Because – Context Matters We are going to look at the Parable of the Talents () today. But before we do, check out three important places in Hebrew scripture that set the context for the Parable of the Talents: Exodus 22:25 – If you lend money to my people, to the poor among you, you shall not deal with them as a creditor; you shall not exact interest from them Leviticus 25:36 – Do not take interest......
Read along with me from Matthew 25:1-13 – the Parable of the 10 Bridesmaids. I’ve never been a big fan of this story. But we all need to pay attention to stories that trouble us. At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. — “But if you think that you are wise in this age, you should become fools so that you may become wise. For the wisdom......