Maybe the parable of the persistent widow isn't about God. Maybe it's about us.
Lent | Second Sunday in Lent (Year A)
Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 or Matthew 17:1-9
Can "Abrahamic" replace "Judeo-Christian"? And without sacrificing the integrity of three different traditions?
It's no surprise that Nicodemus goes home befuddled. If discipleship doesn't come with some confusion, it probably isn't Jesus you're following.
I was not raised in the Mennonite church; I came to it later in life. It was primarily the commitment to nonviolence that drew me in, though I soon learned that there is more to like about being a Mennonite than that. One of the things I admire about Mennonites is their respect for history.
by Ron AdamsMay 25, 2015
The binary world of John’s Gospel is well drawn in Jesus’ talk here, and unknowns frame the verse. How could a God of love condemn people? What does it mean to be in darkness?