Feb 23 – “That’s a Hard One” – Matthew 5: 38-48

We have an exceedingly difficult passage of scripture today to look at. The requirements Jesus puts out for his followers is difficult to imagine keeping to. They are of the highest order and require fundamental changes in how one comports oneself. That’s sort of where I came up with our title today, “That’s a Hard…

Feb 16 – “For Goodness Sake” – Deuteronomy 30: 15-20

We’ve all heard it. Maybe even some of us use it now and again. “For Goodness Sake.” But what does it really mean? Its idiomatic and euphemistic in nature. It can be used to express frustration, exasperation, annoyance, surprise or amazement. “Well, for goodness sake, get up off the couch and get something done today.”…