S119P11 – A life in parables: follow the real leader

Lk. 6:39‭-‬42 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher. Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay…

Read More

S119P10 – A life in parables: the wedding feast

Mt. 22:1‭-‬3‭, ‬8‭-‬14 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. Then he said to his…

Read More

S119P9 – A life in parables: true obedience 

Mt. 21:28‭-‬31a What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, “Son, go and work today in the vineyard.” “I will not,” he answered, but later he changed his mind and went. Then the father went to the other son and said the same thing.…

Read More

The trap of the tongue

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cvkgg-114ab0d Before we speak, let us check our motives and words.  We can speak life, or we can speak death.  The choice is ours.

Read More

S119P8 – A life in parables: losing the kingdom

Mt. 21:42‭-‬44 Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: ‘The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes’? Therefore, I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who…

Read More

S119P7 – A life in parables: signs of the times

Lk. 21:29‭-‬33 He told them this parable: “Look at the fig tree and all the trees. When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and know that summer is near. Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that the kingdom of God is near. Truly I tell you, this generation will…

Read More

S119P6 – A life in parables: to those who know better

Lk. 12:47‭-‬48 The servant who knows the master’s will and does not get ready or does not do what the master wants will be beaten with many blows. But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will…

Read More

S119P5 – A life in parables: trust the process

Mk. 4:26‭-‬29 He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the…

Read More

To be stalwarts of the faith

Who does not want to live better?  No matter who you ask, everyone can point to some improvements they desire in life.  When we think about life quality, it is not about the house or the car or the job.  We know that the body is more than clothing, and life is more than food…

Read More

S119P4 – A life in parables: big little things

Mk. 4:30‭-‬32 Then He said, “To what shall we liken the kingdom of God? Or with what parable shall we picture it? It is like a mustard seed which, when it is sown on the ground, is smaller than all the seeds on earth; but when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater…

Read More