Matthew 25:31-46, The Judgment of the Gentiles

[November 23, 2014] Today is Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday of the church’s calendar year before Advent begins. The text is another parable about Christ coming in judgment and follows the two parables from the two previous Sundays. Only there is a marked difference.

In the previous two parables, . . . → Read More: Matthew 25:31-46, The Judgment of the Gentiles

Matthew 14:22-33, Coming to Jesus “across the Water”

[August 10, 2014] The last post was about Jesus’ altogether inclusive attitude towards the crowd for whom he performed a miraculous sign that demonstrated God’s generosity toward them in anticipation of the coming kingdom. Now Jesus departs from both the crowd and his band of disciples after he sent his disciples on . . . → Read More: Matthew 14:22-33, Coming to Jesus “across the Water”