Sermon 05.05.13 - Matthew 25 - Why are we here? Brian Knight
Sermon 5.5.13Matthew 25Why are we here?
Matthew 25:1414 "Again, it will be like a man going on ajourney, who called his servants andentrusted his property to them.
Matthew 25:1515 To one he gave five talents of money,to another two talents, and to anotherone talent, each according to his ability.Then he went on his journey.
Matthew 25:16-1716 The man who had received the fivetalents went at once and put his money towork and gained five more. 17 So also, theone with the two talents gained two more.
Matthew 25:1818 But the man who had received the onetalent went off, dug a hole in the groundand hid his masters money.
Matthew 25:1919 "After a long time the master of thoseservants returned and settled accountswith them.
Matthew 25:2020 The man who had received the fivetalents brought the other five. Master,he said, you entrusted me with fivetalents. See, I have gained five more.21 "His master replied, Well done, goodand faithful servant!
Luke 19:1717 " Well done, my good servant! hismaster replied. Because you have beentrustworthy in a very small matter, takecharge of ten cities.
Matthew 25:22-2322 "The man with the two talents alsocame. Master, he said, you entrustedme with two talents; see, I have gainedtwo more. 23 "His master replied, Welldone, good and faithful servant! Youhave been faithful with a few things; Iwill put you in charge of manythings.Come and share your mastershappiness!
Matthew 25:24-2524 "Then the man who had received theone talent came. Master, he said, Iknew that you are a hard man,harvesting where you have not sownand gathering where you have notscattered seed. 25 So I was afraid andwent out and hid your talent in theground. See, here is what belongs toyou.
Matthew 25:26-2726 "His master replied, You wicked, lazyservant! So you knew that I harvestwhere I have not sown and gatherwhere I have not scattered seed? 27Well then, you should have put mymoney on deposit with the bankers, sothat when I returned I would havereceived it back with interest.
Matthew 25:28-3028 " Take the talent from him and give itto the one who has the ten talents. 29For everyone who has will be givenmore, and he will have an abundance.Whoever does not have, even what hehas will be taken from him. 30 Andthrow that worthless servant outside,into the darkness, where there will beweeping and gnashing of teeth.