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Bible story: The talents

Creative activities based on the Bible story of The talents

The Parable of the Talents is a well-known story told by Jesus in both Matthew 25:14-30 and Luke 19:12-27. In this parable, a master entrusts his servants with different amounts of money (talents) before he goes away on a journey. Two of the servants invest the money and earn a profit, but the third servant buries the money in the ground. When the master returns, he rewards the two servants who invested the money and put it to work, but he punishes the third servant for his inaction and laziness.

This parable teaches us about the importance of stewardship and using our God-given gifts and resources for His Kingdom. It challenges us to be faithful in our service to God, to take risks and invest in His work, and to avoid being paralyzed by fear or laziness.

We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities that relate to the Parable of the Talents. These resources are designed to help you share this important message in an engaging and interactive way, whether you are a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school.

Our resources are suitable for use in various settings such as church children's programs, children's ministry, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school, and will help students understand the importance of stewardship, faithfulness, and taking risks for God's Kingdom.