12 May, 2022

Study

May 1 | The Story of the Neighbors

May 1 | The Story of the Neighbors

Reading Time: 4 minutes

This parable began in reality, for there really was a road that went from Jerusalem to Jericho referred to as “The Bloody Way.” But for a Samaritan to help a Jew on that road? That was the point at which the true-to-life parable veered into fictional analogy. . . .

April 17 | Perfect Love

April 17 | Perfect Love

Reading Time: 4 minutes

“Holy Week,” as it is called, is a demonstration of perfect love. Even while enduring the cross, sustaining the solemnity of the tomb and experiencing the victory of the resurrection, Jesus continued to love and serve others.

April 10 | Perfect Judgment

April 10 | Perfect Judgment

Reading Time: 4 minutes

The woman poured out her repentance in several ways—weeping (in contrition) over Jesus’ feet, letting her hair down so she could use her “glory” as a towel, kissing his feet, and pouring expensive perfume on them.

April 3 | Perfect Compassion

April 3 | Perfect Compassion

Reading Time: 4 minutes

He “touched the bier” (somewhat like a casket). This made Jesus unclean. but he immediately destroyed the evidence of uncleanness by raising the young man from the dead. People must have been shocked. . . .