Good Managers of God’s Treasure

Mt. 25:14-30              C.S. Lewis writes in The Weight of Glory , “like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at sea, we are far too easily pleased.”1 God has entrusted to us a greatContinue reading “Good Managers of God’s Treasure”

Love, Forgiveness, and Living in the Light

1 John 2:9-14     There is an ancient story (or parable) about two brothers who were left land by their father. Each built a home on opposite sides of the land. The older brother had a large family and the younger had no children. There were two paths going between the homes. When their crop cameContinue reading “Love, Forgiveness, and Living in the Light”

Share the Experience

1 John 1:1-4 John opens his letter, similar to his Gospel account, at the beginning. We sometimes need to go back to where we started in order to go ahead. John went back to the beginning of the Gospel message of hope, by taking the readers back to what he knew and had experienced. ItContinue reading “Share the Experience”