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The Surprise in the Story

“What’s the surprise in the story?” That’s the question I’ve learned to ask when I read the parables of Jesus. Darrell Johnson, who taught preaching when I was a student at Regent College, explained that “parable” means something thrown alongside … Continue reading

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I Am My Sister’s Keeper

“Where is your brother Abel?” The Lord asked Cain. Cain, the first child born on earth, had killed Abel. I can imagine God’s anguish. “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.” “In the story of … Continue reading

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