Today we will take a look at two parables, found in Luke 14:25-35. The parable of the man who set out to build a tower and the parable of the king about to go to war. Both parables are set
“The wise man built his house upon the rock. The foolish man built his house upon the sand.” Jesus made these two statements to the crowd who had gathered to hear Him preach on the hill beside the Sea of
Two men came to the church one Sunday to pray. One man walked through the crowd, right up to the communion table. He had a big cross around his neck and an even bigger Bible tucked under his arm. He
I’ve spent the week studying Jesus’ Parable of the Unjust Judge. If you are unfamiliar with the story then I can fill you in. A widow with no standing, no clout in her community, couldn’t get justice to save her
In Leo Tolstoy’s short story, “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” Tolstoy introduces us to a man, a Russian peasant farmer named Pahom. One day Pahom overheard his wife talking to her sister. The older sister was telling Pahom’s
The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats is one of those stories told by Jesus that once you hear it, you will never forget it. The parable is the exclamation mark on a series of parables Jesus told, appearing
We want to make sure that we get ours. We want to make sure that even if everyone else is shortchanged, we get what’s coming to us. If others appear to have been given an unfair advantage then we fume,
Groum Pale never imagined himself being a homeless street kid. The young boy found himself with no place to go, living on the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with his sisters, after both his mother and father died of AIDS.