The sermons describing us as unprofitable servants to Christ are enough to fill an entire book. I won’t rehash that here.
We are told these stories to deepen our affection for Christ. We are also told these stories as an example of how we should be.
I have several friends who give to me so freely that no matter how I try I can’t repay them. They are truly Christ-like and I am so enriched by their friendship. That is the kind of person I want to be. I want to be a Christ-like friend.