Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened to a certain king, which would take account of his servants.…
1. Sin is a vast debt, or an exceeding great evil in respect of God, against whom it is committed.
2. Sin is a vast debt, considering what wrong it hath done to God; it is a crossing His will, a violation of His law, a contemning His authority, a despising of His sovereignty and dominion, a defacing His image, and resisting His spirit, abuse of His patience, and a slighting of all His love, mercy, and goodness.
3. Sin is a great debt, because all men, yea, all the saints of the earth, nor angels of heaven can pay this debt.
4. Sin is a vast debt, because it exposes the sinner to eternal wrath and vengeance.
Parallel VersesKJV: Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants.