James C. Seymour, Jr. (New York)
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I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours. - Matthew 25:25 (NRSV)
Our interim pastor recently preached a sermon on the Parable of the Talents that helped me realize its fuller meaning. Because I had always looked at this parable only in terms of money, I could not understand why the master was so angry at the servant who hid his talent....
Where can I use my talents for God?
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”