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The story is tragic in part because he expected an animal, but also because his vow reveals his lack of faith in God.
At one time, Christians were passionate about knowing God. Today we seem more intent upon knowing ourselves. God is being re-imaged before our very eyes. Who are you God? is the question we answer through a study of the attributes of God.
The parable of the Friend at Midnight does not promise that God will meet our every need or give us everything we ask for. Instead it teaches that God will give us the ultimate gift: righteousness.
The Parable of the Talents is the last of three parables Jesus tells during a private discussion with the disciples about the end of the age. The parables focus on two themes: stay alert and persevere.
The Parable of the 10 Virgins is in a series parables Jesus tells his disciples privately about the end of the age. The parables focus on two themes: stay alert and persevere. The kingdom of heaven has a door that can and does close.
This parable could be titled the “Parable of the Compassionate Employer.” No one in this parable is underpaid. The complaint is from those who are justly paid and who cannot tolerate grace being given to others.
These two parables in Luke 18 (The Widow & the Unjust Judge and the Pharisee and the Tax-gatherer) deal with prayer. But the underlying theme is how we achieve justification.
If I had to go back to being a new parent and could only read 3 parenting books, these are the three books I would choose.