God’s Compensation Package

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Jesus continued to teach his followers about what the Kingdom of Heaven is reeeeeally like:

Jesus on the Rich

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A religious ruler ran up to Jesus, fell on his knees and asked, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Like a Little Child

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People were bringing little children to Jesus. The disciples rebuked ’em, ignoring what Jesus taught here.

Jesus didn’t like that. He called the children to him and said:

Jesus on Marriage and Divorce

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Some Pharisees approached Jesus to test him. They asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?”

It’s never a good idea to test Jesus. Here’s how he responded:

Humble Prayer

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Yesterday, Jesus provided a parable about the power of persistent prayer. Today, he preaches about the problem of proud praying:

Pray Pray Pray

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Jesus told his disciples this parable about persistent prayer:

Jesus Heals Ten Lepers

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As I’ve said before, most of my prayers go something like this:

(Something bad happens.)

Me: Help!

(God answers my prayer. Then something bad happens.)

Me: Help!

(God answers my prayer. Then something bad happens.)

Me: Help!

(Repeat the above ad nauseam)

What’s missing? The THANKS! part.