Two thousand years ago, travel was far less common than it is now.
“Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.”
“Call no one on earth your father.”
Jesus is maintaining that the whole Bible depends upon his two commandments of love.
Jesus would have made a good politician.
These extreme measures certainly catch our attention
A cornerstone implies that other stones will follow in the construction of a building.
The parable also teaches the importance of repentance.
Despite the differences in arriving at faith in God, both groups would be equal in God’s eyes.
God’s mercy far surpasses our expectations.