People are bringing children to Jesus and He has to again explain to the disciples why this is not just ok but good. What does it tell us about children and Jesus? Then a young rich man asks Jesus what good thing he must do to get to heaven. This exchange ends sadly but there are words of hope in the aftermath. Daniel and Erick discuss all this and more in this episode. Check it out!
The Pharisees try to test Jesus with a question about divorce. There is a lot cultural context needed to explain the motivation of the question and why Jesus' response is so scandalous. Daniel and Erick walk through it all. It's marriage, sex, divorce, and Jesus in this episode. Check it out!
In this episode Daniel and Erick cover Peter asking Jesus how many time he must forgive someone. Jesus gives an answer more extreme than Peter would have ever considered. Jesus follows this with a parable about an unforgiving servant. Forgiveness is tough. This text is tough. But there is good news in it. Have a listen!
Cutting off body parts to avoid sin? Jesus has some strong words about temptation and the horrors of sin this week. But He follows it with a comforting parable about wandering sheep. How are we to handle it when someone sins against us? What is the goal of "church discipline" and what does two or more gathered in God's name have to do with it? Daniel and Erick talk about this and more this week. Have a listen!