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. That Christ Jesus is the great Lord and Owner.
II. That Christ, at His departure, appointed every man his work; and, at His ascension, gave gifts unto men, to be employed for His glory till He come again.
III. That it pleases the Lord to dispense His gifts variously among His people; to some more, to some fewer, talents. All have some talent. There is diversity, however
(1) Of employments and offices;
(2) In the kind of gifts;
(3) As to the measures and degrees. The account must be answerable to our receipts.
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.