Question and answer
Matthew 25:14-29 the parable of the bags of gold...what does this mean
the Bags of Gold Parable in Mathew 25 14:29 where a man preparing to go on a journey called his servants together and entrusted his wealth to them. [ To the first man he gave five bags of gold, to the second, two bags, and to third man one bag, each according to his ability. When the master of the servants returned, the first man who had received five bags of gold had put the five bags of gold
to work and gained five more bags. The first man delivered ten bags of gold to his master. His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ The second man with two bags of gold did the same and increased the two bags of gold and delivered to his master four bags. His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ Then the third man who had received one bag of gold came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.’ His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest. I consider every individual that has committed their life to serving Jesus Christ to be a modern day disciple of Jesus. As a disciple myself, the above parable does not sound very favorable for those that choose to do nothing but wait for Jesus to return. It would be better to at least put forth the effort to do something even if that something fails. At least a failed effort is better than no effort at all. ]
Expert answered|selymi|Points 9906|
Question
Asked 1/16/2013 6:49:03 AM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Home | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2013 Purple Inc.

Who is Weegy? Ask a question. Get an instant answer from an advanced search engine and us (a team of really smart live experts). Free forever.

*The image of Weegy is a photo mosaic of 5,000+ experts. View and download.

Popular Conversations
The Cultural Revolution was a plan to a. make Chinese culture popular ...
Weegy: The Cultural Revolution was a plan to replace ancient culture with a socialist culture. As well as removing ...
4/15/2014 2:15:34 PM| 13 Answers
(–7x – 5x4 + 5) – (–7x4 – 5 – 9x) A. 2x4 + 2x + 8 B. –14x4 + ...
Weegy: Assuming the 4's are exponents: ( 7x ? 5x^4 + 5) ? ( 7x^4 ? 5 ? 9x) = D. 2x^4 + 2x + 10. User: What is the ...
4/14/2014 1:29:57 PM| 8 Answers
How many terms are in the expression 5m2 - mn + 4n + 7? 2 3 4 ...
Weegy: 81.56 + n - 2.55 = 79.01 + n User: Simplify 3x + (-12x) - 5x. -14x -9x 10x 20x Weegy: A)-14x. 3x + (-12x) ...
4/14/2014 1:21:08 PM| 6 Answers
1. Simplify the expression. 22 + (32 – 42) User: 3. Evaluate the ...
Weegy: 4y + 5 = ? 31 4y = -31 - 5 4y = -36 y = -36/4 y = -9 User: Solve the equation. Check your answer. 3x – 7 = ...
4/15/2014 4:20:45 PM| 4 Answers
What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (-2, ...
Weegy: (-3)^-2 = 1/(-3)^2 = 1/9 User: What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (3, -2) and (9, ...
4/15/2014 6:30:47 AM| 3 Answers
The ability to produce a product most efficiently given all the other ...
Weegy: The ability to produce a product most efficiently given all the other products that could be produced - a. ...
4/14/2014 8:37:20 PM| 2 Answers
What causes people to take credit for success and deny responsibility ...
Weegy: bias self-indulgence User: What is the first stage of perception?
4/14/2014 9:24:59 PM| 2 Answers
Its ____ makes Sirius the brightest star in the night ...
Weegy: D. Absolute Magnitude - Makes sirus the brightest star in the night sky. :)
4/14/2014 10:37:55 PM| 2 Answers
All of the following were achievements of the Sumerian culture ...
Weegy: All of the following were achievements of the Sumerian culture except the Great Pyramid.
4/15/2014 6:46:30 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
Points 1209 [Total 9090]| Ratings 0| Comments 1209| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
Points 1176 [Total 6563]| Ratings 0| Comments 1176| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
Points 380 [Total 7057]| Ratings 1| Comments 370| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 326 [Total 2773]| Ratings 2| Comments 296| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 137 [Total 553]| Ratings 0| Comments 137| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 136 [Total 466]| Ratings 3| Comments 106| Invitations 0|Offline
S
R
Points 95 [Total 207]| Ratings 5| Comments 35| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 92 [Total 736]| Ratings 1| Comments 82| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 83 [Total 83]| Ratings 4| Comments 23| Invitations 2|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
Points 76 [Total 3921]| Ratings 0| Comments 76| Invitations 0|Offline