Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 29, 2012
Jesus is saying, “I, the lamp, have come with the light of the gospel. Don’t cover me and my message over as many of you are doing. Let the lamp shine openly. The reason that you hide my light is that you really prefer something else which is less than
We are back to the parables this morning. In contrast to our extended metaphor of the sower and his soil conditions, we now come to a collection of short images and sayings.
Remember how I said that usually it is the context that makes the parable’s meaning clear? The