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Talent On Loan From God

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Wednesday November 22nd, 2017

Memorial of St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr

Luke 19:11-28

Last night, I once again stood for a while at my back door and watched the sun go down over the hill. The display was absolutely brilliant, as usual. Waves of white clouds seemed to surge over the house and as they drew closer to the hill they were transformed into incredible hues of crimson. As I stood in awe of...

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Talents

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Matthew 25:14-30

Too often have I read this passage and imagined the master flipping coins out to the servants and then expecting to receive some coins in return. In reality, this "talent" was equivalent to more than 15 years of wages. In modern numbers even the one who received one talent would have received between $300,000 and $900,000 if he were making $20-60k a year. So even the one who...

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