Contributed on Mar 22, 2010
The true “righteous” person is not someone who flawlessly observes all the “rules”, but someone who begs for mercy and is accepted by God--despite having plenty of human imperfections. To illustrate this, Jesus tells a story of two people who are polar o
In preparation for this sermon, I did my taxes last week…so I have lots to say about that tax collector! How do we get to Heaven? By human effort? By keeping the rules? That works only if we could obey perfectly, which excludes all of us. Occasionally someone comes along who thinks ...read more
Contributed on Mar 30, 2022
“When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?” This is perhaps the most disturbing question in Scripture. It haunts me with each passing year.
“When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?” Luke 18:8 This is perhaps the most disturbing question in Scripture. It haunts me with each passing year. It comes at the close of a parable encouraging faithful, persistent prayer. God answers prayer, but what if a day comes when ...read more