The Gospel parable of the three servants who have been given different amounts of “talents” (money) serves as a sobering reminder for us: how we use the gift of our lives here on earth has supernatural consequences in Heaven.
The Lord’s parable about the three servants illustrates how we can all use wisely our resources even if we have all been blessed in greater and lesser ways. Point: how will we use what we have been given today?
The 2nd Letter to the Corinthians reminds us that we have all been blessed by God with unique gifts and talents. What’s your gift? And will you share your gifts to help build up the Body of Christ today?
The parable today reveals a crucial insight: We will be measured by what we do with what we have. Comparing ourselves with others is often a waste of time; what’s crucial is using what we have been given to the best of our ability.
The Magi, guided by the light of the star, brought their gifts to honor the Christ child. Our faith gives us light to recognize the gifts God has placed in our lives…and provides the light to discover ways to put those gifts to use in our world.
Jesus offers a parable about servants who have been given resources by their master. The passage reminds us that we have all been blessed with opportunities to serve the Lord, and everyday we have a chance to act upon them.
The Gospel reading makes it clear that all of us will be judged according to what we have been given in this life. Our invitation? To take stock of the gifts and talents we have and make something special for the glory of God.