Matthew 25:14-30, The Parable of the Talents

[November 16, 2014] The parable that follows the Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids is the “Parable of the Talents.” The setting is the same: Jesus speaking privately to his disciples of the coming holocaust of Jerusalem and its beautiful Temple, and in the same breath of the coming of the Son of Man . . . → Read More: Matthew 25:14-30, The Parable of the Talents

Matthew 25:1-13, Being Prepared for the Lord’s Delay

[November 9, 2014] With this morning’s reading we consider carelessness in view of the delay of the Messiah’s “Second Advent.” In Matthew 24:1-31 Jesus spoke to his disciples privately about the immanent desecration of the Temple and the attendant suffering. Jesus also spoke of the coming of the Son of Man in the . . . → Read More: Matthew 25:1-13, Being Prepared for the Lord’s Delay