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Matthew 25:1-13 My first title for this piece was “Good Works are the Ticket into the Kingdom of Heaven.” That’s a title/statement that would make the average Lutheran theologian react in defense of what he/she was taught in confirmation … 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
Luke 17:11-19 Most of Jesus’s story about healing the ten lepers is easy to understand. But it’s the last line of the story that has always been confusing for me. Jesus said to the foreigner, “Your faith has made you … Continue reading
Matthew 22:1-14 I explained many of Jesus’s parables about the kingdom of heaven in my recent book, but this parable didn’t make it into any chapter. It could have fit into the chapter about “who won’t get into heaven” (Chp. … Continue reading
Matthew 21:33-46 Here’s another group of people (to add to the list in my last post) that Jesus says will not participate in the kingdom of heaven (also called the kingdom of God). In my ebook about the … Continue reading
Matthew 21:23-32 Jesus said tax collectors and prostitutes will enter the kingdom of God before the religious rule-followers who say the right words. In the Gospels, He spoke of five kinds of people who won’t find the peace and joy … Continue reading
Matthew 20:1-16 Jesus said that the kingdom of heaven is like some people who worked all day in a field and received the reward that they were promised for their work. No problem with that. Then the landowner … Continue reading
John 3:13-17 13 No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven. 14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son … Continue reading