For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.…
I. The different capacities, advantages, and situations of men, are owing in general to the wise providence of God.
II. It is of little importance to us what our station in life is, or what the duties belonging to it; but of the greatest whether we perform or neglect them.
III. It is not of so great moment how long, or how short, our time and service are, as how well we have fulfilled them.
Parallel VersesKJV: For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.