By Matthew Thomas

This is a common expression today when we consider courses of action.  “Do the right thing” is often a challenge to a person faced with a dilemma or a personal struggle.  Sometimes the right thing is clear and seems to transcend culture, penetrating a core human morality.  If you find someone’s lost purse return it […]

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Today is Good Friday.  On one hand, the name is the worst name possible for any given day.  On this day centuries ago, the greatest injustice was carried out against God and the greatest person in human history- one and the same person.  On the other hand, the name “Good Friday” is the best name […]

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Perhaps one of the most familiar parables of Jesus in the New Testament is the Parable of the Sheep and Goats (Matthew 25:31-46).  Though it only appears in Matthew’s gospel, has captured the hearts of preachers and readers alike.  It is simple.  The dividing line of faith and action is clear and contrasting.  Sermons abound […]

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