Parables: Servants In Charge

Following Jesus


There is a number of different parables all with a similar story-line and theme.

A different but somewhat similar parable tells of ten virgins waiting for the bridegroom to arrive (Matthew 25:1-13). It finishes with a similar message: "Therefore, keep watch, because you do not know the day of the hour."

The Parable of the Tenants in the Vineyard

The Parable Of The Faithful Servant

Matthew 24:45-51

Luke 12:42-48

N.B. This parable is immediately preceded (vv.35-40) by the parable of the watchful servant. See below. Some of these resources cover both.

Degrees Of Punishment In Hell?

From Those Who Have Been Given Much, Much Will Be Required.

The entire passage; both parables: Verses 35-48

The Parables of the Bags of Gold (Talents (Matthew 25) & Minas (Luke 19))

Matthew 25:14-30

The Text

Understanding the Parable

The Parable of the Minas (Luke 19:11-27)

The Parable of the Watchful Servants

Mark 13:32-37

Luke 12:35-40

In Luke 12, this parable precedes the parable of the faithful servant. Some of the videos above cover both parables.