Be prepared for Christ’s return (Matt 25:1-13)

Yesterday, we looked at the unexpectedness of Jesus’ return. No one knows the day or hour – not even Jesus himself knew while in human form. It will be sudden, with catastrophic consequences: like people going about their business before being swept away by the flood; like a thief doesn’t phone ahead, but turns up without warning… Continue reading Be prepared for Christ’s return (Matt 25:1-13)

Be authentic followers of Jesus (Matt 25:31-46)

We’re now at the end of this series of parables about Christ’s return. We’ve seen that it will be unexpected, so we need to be ready. That, despite the delay, we need to make adequate preparation. That being prepared means being productive for the kingdom. And we ended yesterday with the principle that our actions are evidence of… Continue reading Be authentic followers of Jesus (Matt 25:31-46)