Thoughts: In my dear but unlettered little home town, a favorite saying was “Them as has, gits.” Matthew 25:29 expresses it more formally: “For unto everyone that hath shall be given ….”
And so it often seems. The bank president’s son drives a red convertible, captains the basketball team, marries the prom queen, inherits his father’s position, and lives in a big, pillared house.
But even those who have only one talent have God’s love. And if we use that talent the best we can, God will say, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant ….”
Discussion: Paul admonished Timothy to “stir up the gift that is within you.” Why do we fail to stir up our gifts?
Activity: Write a note of appreciation to someone who contributed to our Sunday morning service.
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