The Didache, Lesson 7: The Poor, Children, and Slaves

Life with the poor (Continued) 4:7  Do not hesitate when you give, and do not grumble when giving, for you will know who is the good Paymaster of the reward. Matthew 5:12: “Jesus said, ‘Be full of joy and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven.’” Luke 14:14: “[Jesus said,] ‘And you will […]

Reformation Day Sermon: John 8:31-36

What is this nonsense?  How can the Jews who were listening to Jesus say, “We are Abraham’s descendants; we’ve never been slaves of anyone”?  Have they never read the Old Testament?  Have they never eaten the Passover, which celebrated and remembered God rescuing them from their slavery in Egypt? Even more, look at the time […]