Tag Archives: Parable

Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … Continue reading

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God will help

Luke 16:19-31 He is dirty, has a long scraggly beard and holds a sign in his hands that simply said “Hungry. Anything will help.” His name is Lazarus. Does this sound familiar? Likely you have driven past him as you … Continue reading

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A place at the table

2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10, Luke 16:19-31 As baptismal waters washed over his head, the stain of sin was erased forever and he was made a new creation. At long last he became a child of God, refreshed and brought to new … Continue reading

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Good Soil

Mark 3:31–4:9 Not surprisingly. most Christians believe they live a very good life and are open to God’s Word in most instances. After all, we worship, we sing the hymns, and we say the prayers; what else is there? Certainly, … Continue reading

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Hear and Understand

Matthew 13:18-23, 1 Timothy 2:1-6, Leviticus 26:1-20 I am amazed by people who solve math problems with relative ease. Math is not my forte; I do not have a head for numbers. In the classroom, I needed to concentrate on … Continue reading

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