Monthly Archives: November 2017

How Well Do You See?

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. This final parable of Matthew 25 is worth reflecting on deeply as we all seek to be faithful to God. In a time when a lot of people talk about God, judge others in God’s … Continue reading

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Well Done…

Elly, M.Div. Anna Chase-White in her commentary on Matthew draws a distinction in focus between the first parable of the ten young women and the parable of the three servants who are given resources “each according to their ability.”  She … Continue reading

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Keep the Light Burning

Donald R. Elly, M.Div. Parables have lots of truth to convey and this one told only by Matthew is no exception. The first truth, for me, is simply put, “Keep the light burning.” I often watch the candle lighters coming … Continue reading

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Meeting Jesus’ Expectations 

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, … Continue reading

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