Category: Gleanings

living out the greatest command of love 0

How to live out the greatest command: Love

In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus is confronted by the Pharisees with the question:  “What is the greatest command?”   Jesus replies, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all...

unmarked graves from luke explained 0

Unmarked Graves Explained

In case you were wondering where Jesus’ comment on unmarked graves originates, here’s the scripture to refresh your memory. 42“But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and neglect...

the meaning of the garden and the fall 0

The Garden and The Fall

Sometimes it’s hard to feel bad for the muck up Adam and Eve made when they ate the fruit of the forbidden tree. To me, if I only look at Genesis as a historical story,...

i never knew you explained 0

I never knew you

The sermon on the mount is quite a tough one to chew on. Jesus takes the law and puts in on steroids. He tells us we are blessed when we are poor. We are to love our...