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Storing Up Treasures in Heaven

Matt. 6:1-6; 16-21        In my short book, How to Store Up Treasures in Heaven, I wrote about how the terms “heaven” and “earth” can be understood at metaphors. Here’s the explanation from the book:  Earth and Heaven as Metaphors … Continue reading

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Salt, Light, Heaven and Earth

Matthew 5:13-20 It’s no accident that Jesus compares his disciples to salt and light immediately following the Beatitudes. The Beatitudes explain what you will be like when you have matured and found your purpose for existing. You are a piece … Continue reading

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Jesus, Peace, and Symbolism

  Luke 21:25-36 Jesus coming in a cloud. Literal explanations are so much easier than allegory or symbolism. There’s no concreteness in symbolism. You can’t be certain you’ve got it right. As if it’s more concrete to explain signs or … Continue reading

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