Online Devotions Java 59: Tuesday of the Easter Week

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Welcome to a special Easter series of devotions for the whole family.  I will be posting everyday from Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday.  Visit each day and share this devotion with your family or by yourself.  Each devotion contains an activity and a closing song.

If you missed one, you can search for it in the sidebar using the Java number in the title.  Enjoy and be blessed. 

On Tuesday, He teaches… 

Optional Activity: Bring your talent to the devotion table such as an instrument or a sporting equipment.  It will remind you of the talents God have given you. 

And it’s a very long day of teaching.  Among the many things Jesus taught is the parable of the talents in Matthew 25:14-30.  Here Jesus tells the story of a master who gives money to his servants to use wisely and then goes away for a while but returns to find out what the servants did with his money.

Now, there are many things to learn from this story, but let’s focus on one thing for today.  Let’s think about how excited the servants are to see the master again.  In verse 20, The man who had received the five talents said, “Master,…you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.”  And in vs.22, “The man with the two talents also came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with two talents; see, I have gained two more.’

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