Are All Sons Lost?

Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! (Luke 15:1-2) Aren’t we making our way home? The setting sees certain religious observers critiquing Jesus for the people that He hung […]

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Getting A Taste Of The Place

This man came and talked about a place. He was in a place,  but talking about a different place. Yet this different place would actually impact the place they were in. Yet even though this different place would impact the current place, it would also be a place in and of itself. It is a […]

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Keep Knocking

There’s something that’s been intriguing me about something Jesus says. I tell you this—though he won’t do it for friendship’s sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence. (Luke 11:8) The thing that’s been bugging me is Jesus’ encouragement to keep […]

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That Boy – Quite The Choice

You may not have had this experience for a number of reasons, but look to sympathise with that boy. When it’s time, a number of the boys will go out to play football and it will first be time to pick the sides. Two captains will get to pick one boy each until the sides […]

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A Life In Focus

Early the next morning Jesus went out to an isolated place. The crowds searched everywhere for him, and when they finally found him, they begged him not to leave them. But he replied, “I must preach the Good News of the Kingdom of God in other towns, too, because that is why I was sent.” So he continued […]

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