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A Moment of Sheer Honesty

Why parables? No, not why did Jesus speak so often in parables, as my friend Joe will admit, “Everybody knows that,” but why my of-a-sudden interest in them, and further still, why drag you, the faithful reading few, through them with … Continue reading

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Unjustified and Loving Every Minute of It

For we write to you nothing but what you can read and understand; I hope you will understand fully, as you have understood in part. 2 Corinthians 1:13-14 Yet then there is that unjust steward (Luke 16) who meets us … Continue reading

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Merchants and Pearls on a Half Shell

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it. Matthew 13:45-46 If anything at all, … Continue reading

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What to Do with Lazarus and a Rich Man

One of the more difficult challenges for the credo-hopeful as myself is to find a safe place in the midst of so much disagreement within the realm of biblical interpretation. Some insist that the old way is always the best way; stick … Continue reading

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Parable Purposes: Sowing Seeds

Originally posted on ChristianBlessings:
Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable. So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet: “I will utter things hidden since…

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