Posts from July 2020

Faith in Action

Faith in Action James 1-2 An old blacksmith realized he was going to have toretire soon, so he picked out a strong young man tobecome his apprentice. The old fellow was crabby and exacting. “Don’t askme a lot of questions” he told the boy, “Just do whatever I tell you to do.” One day the…

Parables of Jesus: The Vineyard

Parables of Jesus: The Vineyard Mark 12:1-12 Three elderly men are sitting together anddiscussing what they want their family and friendsto say when they are lying in their casket at theirfuneral. The first man says “I want them to say I was agreat father and a great friend. I want them to sayI could always…

Parables of Jesus: 2 Prayers

Parables of Jesus: 2 Prayers Luke 18:9-14 A man goes to the supply store and buys 300 chicks. He tells the owner, “I’m going to start a chicken farm!” A couple of weeks later he returns and buys 300 more. The owner thinks it’s weird but doesn’t ask any questions. Another couple of weeks later…

Parables of Jesus: Lazarus & Rich Man

Parables of Jesus: Lazarus & Rich Man Luke 16:19-31 Two men, Tom and Joe, have loved baseball more than anything their entire lives. One day Tom says to Joe, “If you die before me, promise me you’ll come back and tell me if there is baseball in Heaven.” Joe agrees and makes Tom promise the…