The point about this parable, together with the ones about the bags of money and the bridesmaids just before, is the surprise. Here are people getting sorted into the Bible’s version of to Gryffindor saying, “Who, me?” … More Matthew 25:31-46 – Sorting
The Caramel of the Toe Nails – you mean a parable, not a caramel!
And birds’ toe nails. Do you mean talons?
Yeah, that’s right. The Parable of the Talons. … More Matthew 25:14-30 – “You’re Fired!” The Caramel of the Toe Nails
Name aloud victims of sin that comes from darkness – those killed or injured in wars and acts of terror; those who mourn them; victims of racial aggression; refugees … dip your fingers in the red water and let it drip onto the paper around the black mark. … More Amos 5:18-24 – A Meditation for Remembrance Day
It’s good to become disillusioned as quickly as possible, because only then can we start to see the real person. It’s like when we move from ‘in love’ to just plain old love. Not so exciting, but vital for survival. … More Matthew 23:1-12 – Hero Worship?
Luther: Well, it’s been 500 years, but we’re putting the band back together.
Leo: You mean, you’re re-forming?
Luther: You could say that, yes.
Calvin: We’re on a mission from God. … More The New Blues Brothers – A Sketch for Reformation Day
Moses wants to know God’s plans. And why not? He’s been given a job to do, so he just wants to make sure he’s doing it right. Sounds fair enough.
So does God tell him what his plans are? Nope. Of course not. … More Exodus 33:12-23 – Sinai Sat Nav
First – why on earth does Aaron agree to make a calf? Was he taking a loo-break when Moses said the whole ‘don’t worship other gods’ thing? … More Exodus 32:1-14 – Knowing me, Knowing you