May 22, 2022 – Weeds

Jesus tells the parable of good seed that is planted yet weeds show up in the soil. The world has lots of weeds & judgment. It can be so easy to rush to judgement.

May 22, 2022 – Weeds

God continually planting good seed. The church is never pure but a mix of weeds & wheat. Seeds hatred, evil and injustice are sown daily in our world. Danger is that judgment becomes intolerance and prejudice.

May 15, 2022 – From Fear to Love

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May 15, 2022 - From Fear to Love
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The parable of the Good Samaritan is about moving from our fear of enemies to loving our enemies. It’s about crossing boundaries to see & love those we more easily hate or see as adversaries.

May 8, 2022 – From helplessness to hopefulness

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May 8, 2022 - From helplessness to hopefulness
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Jesus’ parable of the persistent widow who asks for help and justice from an essentially unjust judge, who repeatedly ignores her then finally grants her request. Jesus tells us to pray & never give up.

May 1, 2022 – The Treasure Hunt

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May 1, 2022 - The Treasure Hunt
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The first two parables in this selection form a pair and say essentially the same thing from two perspectives: God’s coming Reign is like a treasure or rare jewel that is so invaluable that it is worth total sacrifice.