Tag Archives: Matthew 25

Risking Much

Some unknown person once wrote the following about taking risks: “To laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk … Continue reading

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A Question of Salvation

The leaders of a certain church decided that they wanted to reach out to the poor people in their community. So they designed programs to benefit the needy, and eventually many of them, including some homeless people, were attending the … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste It!

Speaking yesterday evening at an energy industry conference in Texas, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.” His common-sense statement was well-received at that … Continue reading

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Your Own Definition

“If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success!”—Robert Fulghum. In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about a man who attempted to redefine success. The story begins with a master giving three of his servants a substantial amount of money … Continue reading

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Why He Failed

In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about three servants who are entrusted by their master with huge amounts of money that they are to invest in order to gain a return. The first two servants doubled their master’s money … Continue reading

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Sheep or Goat?

Matthew 25 records a teaching of Jesus about the end of time, when he will separate the sheep from the goats. The sheep are the ones who take care of the needs of people, while the goats are the ones … Continue reading

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