Monthly Archives: January 2013

Many Who are First . . .

The parable of the day labor workers and the landowner is recorded in Matthew 20:1-16.  Jesus is comparing the kingdom of Heaven to wages for a hard day’s work.  In the story, some laborers were hired early in the day … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

The belief that everyone who believes in the existence of Jesus will go somewhere special when they die because Jesus was murdered is quite possibly the most dangerous and damaging concept ever to be introduced to the populous of earth.  … Continue reading

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” This passage is the foundation for many…

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Preaching to the Choir?

The adage, “preaching to the choir,” seems to infer that individuals who already experience Jesus in their hearts do not need to hear the sermon because they are already engaged with Jesus Christ.  Whenever I travel by airliner, the flight … Continue reading

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The Wedding

My past several posts have shared my view of the marriage of God and mankind.  They have dealt with: –         The promises of God; –         The engagement commitment between God and his bride; –         Perfect and mutual love; –         Mankind … Continue reading

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The Bridegroom Arrives Like a Thief in the Night

Although I plead that I do not know much about ancient Jewish wedding customs, I have been told by reliable sources that the bridegroom would arrive at an unspecified time, usually during the night, to gather his bride and proceed … Continue reading

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