The Parable of the Talents

Matthew 25:14-27

17You may say to yourself, "My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me." 18But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today. - Deuteronomy 8:17-18 (NIV)

Why did he bury the money instead of using it in the way God wanted Him too? What makes anybody fail this life test?

  1. We're Afraid
  2. All about me
  3. Lack of Interest
  4. We don't think God really is the owner