Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Reformation continues

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Striking parallels can be drawn between the conflicts of Jesus with the leaders of Judaism and the Reformation begun by Martin Luther 500 years ago in 1517. Both the religious authorities seeking to silence Jesus … Continue reading

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When All Belongs to God!

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Jesus is being cross-examined by the religious authorities so he can be arrested, convicted and eradicated (1) as a threat to their power. The irony of all the efforts to trap Jesus end up with … Continue reading

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When Jesus Calls!

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. This story is about calling. The biggest clue is the last line of the story which ends with these words, “For many are called, but few are chosen.” It is clear to me that this … Continue reading

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Tending God’s Vineyard 

​Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Jesus confronts the failure of the religious  leadership to lead the People of Israel in the fulfilment of the law. From Jesus’ Kingdom perspective they have mismanaged the vineyard and failed to cultivate its richness … Continue reading

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