Luke 12:42-48 - Wise Head Servants

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson
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READER 1 Who then is the faithful and wise manager?
READER 2 The house steward?
READER 3 The head servant?
READER 1 The servant over the other servants?
READER 2 Is he faithful?
READER 3 Is he wise?
READER 1 Who is he?
READER 2 Or she?
READER 3 Could it be you?
READER 1 Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants to give them their food allowance at the proper time?
READER 2 The master puts him in charge
READER 3 The master appoints him
READER 1 To give the other servants their food
READER 2 At the proper time.
READER 3 Regularly.
READER 2 Faithfully.
READER 3 Without fail.
READER 1 It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.
READER 2 Good for him.
READER 3 Good for her.
READER 1 I tell you the truth, the master will put him in charge of all his possessions.
READER 2 In charge of his whole estate.
READER 3 His inheritance.
READER 2 His kingdom.
READER 1 But suppose the servant says to himself, 'My master is taking a long time in coming,'
READER 2 and he then begins to beat the menservants and maidservants
READER 3 and to eat and drink and get drunk.
READER 2 and to eat and drink
READER 3 to become soft with luxury
READER 2 to eat and drink
READER 3 and get drunk.
READER 1 Bombed.
READER 2 Intoxicated rather than alert.
READER 3 Blurred in mind rather than spiritually awake.
READER 1 Intoxicated by drink.
READER 2 Intoxicated by luxury.
READER 3 Intoxicated by self-indulgence.
READER 1 The master of that servant will come
READER 2 He will come on a day when the servant does not expect him
READER 3 and at an hour he is not aware of.
READER 1 The master will cut him to pieces
READER 2 and assign him a place with the unbelievers.
READER 1 Punishment
READER 2 Severe punishment
READER 3 And exclusion from the presence of the Lord
READER 2 with the unbelievers
READER 3 with the faithless
READER 2 Punished
READER 3 Excluded
READER 1 That servant who knows his master's will and does not get ready
READER 2 or does not do what his master wants
READER 3 will be beaten with many blows.
READER 1 But the one who does not know
READER 2 and does things deserving punishment
READER 3 will be beaten with few blows.
READER 1 From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded;
READER 2 and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.
READER 1 From everyone who has been given much,
READER 2 much will be demanded;
READER 1 and from the one who has been entrusted with much,
READER 2 much more will be asked.
READER 1 I have been given a lot
READER 2 I have been given much
READER 3 My Lord expects much from me
READER 2 And entrusts me with his riches.
READER 3 Much has been given
READER 2 A great deal
ALL Much is expected.

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