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Eternal life is one of my favorite topics. And it’s one of the most difficult to get across. I preached and taught about it for eleven years. And still, if you ask people in my congregation “what is … Continue reading
Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 / Matthew 25:14-30 How long has it been since you’ve heard or said these words: “You just wait ‘til your father gets home! He’ll make you pay for the way you’ve been acting!”? We hear the same … Continue reading
Do you have as much trouble asking for help as I do? I’m far happier about responding to requests from others for help than I am to ask for another’s kindness. I’m not sure what that’s all about. … Continue reading
Matthew 23:1-12 Aramaic scholar, Neil Douglas Klotz says that the word “woe” from a Semitic language viewpoint is a cry of alarm or warning in the context of being cut off from the sacred flow of life. Jesus wasn’t warning … Continue reading
Matt. 22:34-46 I preached so many times on the greatest commandment, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and mind and soul” that I’m tired of it. However, you can read a centuries old method that teaches you How To … Continue reading
Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus taught a direct approach to dealing with relationship issues that progressed from the one on one approach to going before the ekklesia. If someone is not complying with the goals of the group, go to … Continue reading
Matthew 14:22-33 The story of Jesus and Peter walking on water is a fascinating and mystical story that is pregnant with meaning. Can we perform miracles? Can we walk on water? Neil Douglas-Klotz says a tradition of both native Middle … Continue reading
Matt. 11:16-19, 25-30 Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am gentle and humble in heart and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is … Continue reading