Daily Devotional Bible Verse
He also who had received the one talent came forward, saying, ‘Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you scattered no seed, so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.’ (Matthew 25:24-25 ESV)
A wealthy master was going on a journey and called his servants to himself, giving them each an allotment of his property. He gave them talents, a monetary unit roughly worth twenty years’ wages for a common laborer, according to their ability. Each servant was to steward and multiply the amount given to him while the master was away. The first servant did well, doubling his five talents into ten. As did the second, who made his two talents into four. The third however, is the servant who did not please his master, as he did nothing but bury the treasure endowed upon him.