The Father and His Two Sons

Cold, bitter, unforgiving, lost. This is how I would describe the elder brother in Jesus’ story of a father and his two sons.  But I don’t think he stayed that way. We have come to call this the Parable of the Prodigal Son. But there’s a whole family dynamic that...

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First Words of Love

God’s first words of love to man come to us in a most unusual setting. I find it in Genesis 3 – the Fall chapter. Herein, we read the account of Adam and Eve’s disobedience in eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. The serpent twisted...

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Known and Not Known

The story of Lazarus and the Rich Man stands apart from others told by Jesus. The difference is in the details we read in Luke 16. This is the only account of its kind, and it has much to tell us about things unseen. One significant aspect worth noting is...

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