Monthly Archives: February 2014
I never realized this before, but Jesus concludes his earthly ministry in the same place he began it, in Galilee. An easy place from which to begin to spread the Gospel throughout the known world.
A very weird thought came to me reading this passage this morning. If I were a religious leader that had plotted to commit murder, I would think I would find a way to rationalize it. If for nothing else to … Continue reading
Jesus said of his disciples, “There is a part of you that is eager, ready for anything in God. But there’s another part that’s as lazy as an old dog sleeping by the fire.” I don’t know about anyone else, … Continue reading
Concerning the parable of the three servants. The Message has the master saying to the servant who buried his money, “That’s a terrible way to live! It’s criminal to live cautiously like that!” we are called to walk a fine … Continue reading
People like Tim LaHaye and others never cease to amaze me. The way Christ describes his second coming, there will be no “secret” return. Everyone is going to know what is taking place. There is going to be no doubt … Continue reading
How the Sadducees and Pharisees delude themselves. ”And you say that if you had lived in the days of your ancestors, no blood would have been on your hands.” They had no idea they were going to kill the greatest … Continue reading
The story of the wedding feast. Some will be given the opportunity to attend, but will turn it down for the most mundane reasons. Others will in fact attend, but will be unprepared for what it is all about. We … Continue reading
I would have loved to have been in the temple on the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry. The picture of children running around shouting, “Hosanna to David’s son!” brings a smile to my face.
It is appropriate that we read about the parable of the vineyard manager with Carole Dickman’s memorial service today. Carole was one of those who got hired very late. I am glad that those I know and hear from are … Continue reading