Almost losing the race

Post cover image by Tomas Castelazo derivative work: Veronidae (This file was derived from: Prostitute tj.jpg:) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.” – Matthew 21:31 In a…

Meaning and doing what we say

Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 There is no one I know of who is more guilty of not meaning and doing what’s said than myself. Sometimes the intention is really there to carry out, but because of the urgent things in life it slides down in my priority list; other times it just becomes automatic to say…

Salvation is offered equally to all

Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 Note that in the previous passages (Matthew 19:16-30), the subject was about salvation, following the Lord, and eternal rewards. In this succeeding passage, the kingdom of heaven is likened to a landowner seeking for people to work in his vineyard. We know the story–workers were found early in the morning who agreed…

What’s in it for me?

Reading: Matthew 19:21-30 Pardon me, but sometimes, I just can’t help laughing about how Jesus’ disciples behaved. Do you react the same, or is it just me? So here comes the rich young man who claimed to have kept all the commandments, and yet, a camel will find it easier to go through the eye…