Tag Archives: kingdom

2 Lures To Get People Into The Boat

Matt. 4:12-23      I think the first thing I’m going to do when I meet Peter, Andrew, James, and John in heaven is to get them to sit down and tell me their best fishing stories. What were their favorite … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page, Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Following Rules in the Kingdom

  Two cats—Sophie and Teddy—possess the house my wife and I own and sometimes inhabit. I said they “possess” the house rather than “rule” because we make the rules and they decide whether or not to follow them. I didn’t say … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Life in General, Nature | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Lord’s Prayer – second petition

Thy kingdom come. (Matthew 6:10, KJV) I’ve been digging deeper into the meaning of the Lord’s Prayer and today I’m on the second petition: Thy kingdom come. This is the KJV translation as set in stone by Henry VIII. Three … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page, Prayer | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Splitting Hairs

Matthew 22:1-14 This is a Gospel text on which Martin Luther gives two sermons, so I’ll focus on his comments in this post. (Luther’s two titles are: “Parable of the King Who Made A Marriage Feast For His Son,” and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment