Life’s Essential Question: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

John 9:1-7 1As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth. 2“Rabbi,” his disciples asked him, “why was this man born blind? Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?” 3“It was not because of his sins or his parents’ sins,” Jesus answered. “This happened so … Continue reading Life’s Essential Question: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

Luke 18:9-14 9Then Jesus told this story to some who had great confidence in their own righteousness and scorned everyone else: 10“Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector. 11The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that … Continue reading Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector