While he was speaking, a Pharisee invited him to dine with him; so he went in and took his place at the table. The Pharisee was amazed to see that he did not first wash before dinner. Then the …

 

‘Beware of practising your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven.

 ‘So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the …

 

He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector. The Pharisee, …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Then Peter began to speak to them: ‘I truly understand that God shows no partiality.” (Acts 10:34)

Many people reject religion completely. They point to the harm that bad religion has done over …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. …

“For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear but you received a spirit of adoption through which we cry, “Abba, Father!” (Romans 8:15)

There once was this young boy in elementary school that was …