In the most famous sermon Jesus ever preached, he repeats several phrases over and over again. One of those phrases is “when you”. He says things like “when you give to the needy” (Matt. 6:2), “when you pray” (6:5, 7), and “when you fast” (6:16). Jesus assumes that we will have incorporated these practices and […]
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Studying the Ten Commandments Leon R. Kass has written a lengthy, but excellent study of the ten commandments. If you want to know more about these incredible statements from the mouth of God, then I would suggest you begin with this article. Speaking of the Decalogue, Krass states, “It is less a founding legal code, […]
This powerful story of adoption explores the meaning of family. It teaches us that giving is much more than the material things we often give this time of year.