A rich ruler wants to know what to do to get to heaven. The law does what it does, and he goes away sad. A blind man cries out for mercy and gets it. And it is necessary for Jesus to stay at the house of a short chief tax collector which results in repentance and salvation. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel spend a lot of time on a parable Jesus tells to “some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt” and how everyone gets trapped in it. They end by discussing what it means to bring children to Jesus. Have a listen!
Jesus is on His way to the cross but goes out of His way to encounter a group of lepers. The kingdom of God isn’t where people think it is. Jesus talks about His second coming, does what He says support the doctrine of the rapture? And we are told a parable about praying for the Lord to come quickly. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and a poor man named Lazarus. Is this a story about hell or something else? Why does the poor man get a name while the rich man does not? Jesus goes on to talk about temptation, sin, and forgiveness. Where does forgiveness come from and what does faith the size of a mustard seed have to do with it? Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jesus tells a parable that is one of the toughest parts of the New Testament to interpret. What is going on with the Dishonest Manager in this story? How are we to understand the commendation of what seems unjust? How does Jesus move from this strange parable to rebuking the Pharisees? Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
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