His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ Matthew 25:23
Social Media is fueled by seeking approval from others. You post a picture of yourself and wait for people to “like” it. When the amount of “likes” are not reached you feel a sense of dissatisfaction. You see your friend or neighbor going on an elaborate vacation, with lots of photos of everyone smiling. You need to match their “happiness” so you go an elaborate vacation yourself and post lots of photos so everyone can see, hoping for more “likes” to get everyone’s approval.
This vicious cycle continues and on until you feel more depressed and defeated than before you ever signed up for Social Media. What happened? Your living in a false reality, you’re seeking the approval of people instead of approval of your creator. Your searching
Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them.
The parable of the talents is all about us using our God-given talents to our fullest capabilities for the greater good of the Kingdom of God. When Christ returns hes going to check what we actually did with our time and talents.
Many people waste their time and talents , mostly to please themselves or other people. But the only one we should really care about what they think is Jesus Christ. The one who loves you enough to die for you.
When he returns will he say “Well done, good and faithful servant”? Or will he say “Depart from me I never knew you”? Who are you living your live for? Jesus gives you a hope and a purpose Amen!