Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Buried Talents

But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master’s money. (Mt 25:18, ESV)

When I read the parable of the talents, I never quite think of myself as the wicked and lazy servant who buried his talent in the ground. I was actively serving at church – it wasn’t like I wasn’t using the talents that God gave me! But there’s another way to bury our talents apart from not using them, and that is by being complacent.

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He Accomplishes

Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ. (Phil 1:6)

The church at Philippi was a consistent encouragement and blessing to Paul. He rejoiced every time he remembered the Philippian believers because of their participation in the gospel. He had confidence that God would complete the good work in them.

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