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WTF Part 5: Harsh Jesus

Last time, we talked about some parables where Jesus seems naïve at first blush, but upon closer examination, the stories provide profoundly comforting messages about the generosity of God and the openness of the Kingdom of Heaven. If only all of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Knock Two Times

Yesterday, we looked at two very comforting passages that contain the word ‘knock’: 1. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and … Continue reading

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Parable Parabola (aka Morals for Morons)

In high school math, I (barely) learned that a parabola is a u-shaped, two-dimensional geometric figure that, depending on how it intersects with our plane of existence, can also look like a line segment, one point or two points. Depending on … Continue reading

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