Exploring the Ten Commandments: Ten Sets of Queries

Exploring the Ten Commandments: Ten Sets of Queries

This week, after weeks of warnings, my Gmail account told me that I had used up all of my data and that any further emails sent to me were in danger of being returned if I didn’t DO SOMETHING. So, I did! I did something, a pretty common thing: I blamed my spouse for...
Living Abundantly

Living Abundantly

No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. -Jesus, in the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew Here’s an old sermon trick for you. Ready? Okay. It’s a...
Telling The Truth

Telling The Truth

When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be...
Sell All You Have

Sell All You Have

Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money[a] to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many...

On Love

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. -Jesus, in the 5th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel Last week, we talked about murder. I...