What will be your ability to respond (Response-Ability) to what God has given you to do? Matthew 25:14-30 speaks of a traveling man who gave his servants talents. We often take the word talent to mean skill or money. But here the talent represents differing levels of responsibility.
The parable of The Rich Man (Luke 16:19-31) is one of the most popular in scripture. But you would be surprised what message Jesus was expounding to the people.
Jesus told stories often during His time with the disciples. They were not ordinary stories. These stories were special in that they often contained hidden truths. These stories are Parables.