Feb 25, 2021
Our world thinks in terms of give and TAKE. God's kingdom is one of give and be given to.
Jesus speaks about what we have been given, how to protect that from being despised or wasted, and how to open ourselves to all that God has to give us.
What does it mean that the kingdom of God is "holy" and a "pearl" (in fact,...
Feb 22, 2021
How do we know if we are seeing things as they really are? Does Jesus really forbid judging one another? Why do we tend to see the worst in others but not in ourselves and what is the remedy?
Feb 20, 2021
Jesus forbids worry based on God's economy. If God feeds the birds and clothes the flowers, how will not much more wonderfully and abundantly provide for you?
Why not seek God's kingdom first and let everything else follow?
Feb 18, 2021
Jesus explains how the eye is the lamp of the body. Jesus speaks the the significance of our bodies being full of light or darkness.
Jesus also warns that we cannot serve two masters.
Feb 15, 2021
Jesus continues in this section of the Sermon on the Mount with warnings about fasting and charity.
There is never anything hypocritical, formalistic, or pretentious about those who are honest about dependence. Fasting is an antidote for a noisy selfish corrupt human nature and charity is an antidote for greed. Both...