Eternity is a very long time and where we spend it depends on how we
spend the earnest of our inheritance while we live our brief life on
Esau sold his birthright for bread and pottage of lentils and lost
his place in the everlasting Kingdom of Heaven's pages of
Brethren, to each of us, who are born of God, God has given an
earnest of inheritance; a treasure of great value; a talent; and when
the Master returns, He will require each of us to give an account of
how we have invested the talent He gave us.
Woe be unto him who hides his talent under a bushel of earthly cares
or who sells his earnest in exchange for earthly gain.
Blessed is he who uses his talent for the sake of Jesus