2017 11 19: Risking It All

So there are two levels of betrayal here, he’s squandered the gift he’d been entrusted with, like the younger son in the famous Prodigal parable, but unlike that younger son who realizes his wrong and humbly asks forgiveness, this third slave is stuck in his pride and his sloth, he’s more ready to put the fault back on the person who’d given him a gift in the first place. The master declares, “as for this worthless slave, throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”