It would seem at first glance, the Parable of the Talents seems fairly clear about our need to use and multiply our “talents” to our fullest ability – unlike the third servant who buried his. But of course, this being a parable, it is never that simple. For if you look at this first century story, using insight from current scripture scholars, with a sympathetic eye towards the third slave and recognize the master for what he is, a very different and surprising story unfolds.
What is that story and how could it change the way you live?
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