Of whom much is given
Quote by Anonymous: “To those whom much is given, much is expected.”
Jesus' message about our innate Oneness with God, and the creative power of our faith and belief, is very good news indeed. But he was aware that some of his followers were seeing it as a kind of cosmic cop-out—as if, having chosen to believe in Jesus' message, everything would be perfect from that point on. He teaches again and again that he is not doing the work for us. He is demonstrating the work of bringing the kingdom of heaven into expression through every choice we make so that we can do it ourselves—and it won't be easy. He emphasizes that his is not an easy path, but a challenging one. It's not for the multitudes stuck in victim consciousness, but for those who have broken free, and are willing to own their personal responsibility for the coming of the kingdom.
The idea of “to whom much is given, much will be required” is that we are held responsible for what we have. If we are blessed with talents, wealth, knowledge, .
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January 26, 2007
To whom much is given, much will be required Luke If you have heard that line of wisdom, you know it means we are held responsible for what we have. If we have been blessed with talents, wealth, knowledge, time, and the like, it is expected that we benefit others. As a law student at UT, much has been given to me, so in turn, I am required to give back, and there are some extraordinary people who have given much to me. Maude Riseden Hughett was the first female graduate of UT Law and the first female law school graduate in the South.