Trading Is An Expected Behaviour.
Luke 19:14. BUT HIS SUBJECTS WERE HATING HIM AND SENT A DELEGATION AFTER HIM TO SAY "WE DO NOT WISH THIS ONE TO REIGN OVER US."'
EVERYTHING IN SCRIPTURE IS A BEHAVIOUR,
After Zakki came down from the tree, Yahusha was talking to the crowd that had gathered. Yahusha gave them another parable because of how they were thinking which was that the reign of Yahuah was soon. Luke 19:11-27 tells us the beginning and end of the reign and what is supposed to happen in the middle. Of course we must realise that this is a story that explains a truth.
A noble man is someone of status wealth and power who receives a territory, small country or state. This nobleman calls His servants and gives them some money and says "trade until i come". "TRADE" is of course an expected behaviour which will bring profit i.e. fruitfulness. Actually if we look at the servants (those living in this nobleman's county and expected to produce), they, their property and all their belongings are actually owned by the nobleman.
These servants are completely ignorant of their dangerous situation. Look how they have behaved towards the nobleman in verse 14 printed above. Obviously this stupidity was just ignored, the order was already given to produce; a behaviour that needed to be adopted by the whole community. (Is this speaking to us about our behaviour before the Master today)??
REMEMBER THIS PARABLE WAS GIVEN TO THE MEN WHO WERE GRUMBLING ABOUT THE FAVOUR ZAKKI RECEIVED FROM YAHUSHA.
This parable also changed direction and pointed us towards the end times of judgement as the nobleman returned to His Reign he received his servants and rewarded those that had the fruitful behaviour. The servant who kept the nobleman's money layed up in a handkerchief, didn't even put it in the bank to gain interest. For his lies and behaviour (thinking he could do and say what he wanted) he was judged and punished. Verse 27 says 'But those enemy's of mine who did not wish me to reign over them, BRING THEM HERE AND SLAY THEM BEFORE ME."
Sometimes being deceived in our behaviour we can get caught up with who we think we are, which will lead us to our own destruction!
By Chris Hilton . . .