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Aug 28, 2002

Volume 119, Issue #18


New math: Matthew 18:21-35

Matthew's story is terrible news. It is also the truth that will make us free.

Your God is too nice: Matthew 20:1-16

When I was a kid growing up in the Willamette Valley, local teenagers and migrant laborers would go out together into the strawberry fields to help with the harvest. This parable, with its setting in the vineyard, describes the emotions of us workers—we wanted a fair wage for a fair day’s work.

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