The Word Among Us

November 2022 Issue

Care for the Poor and Forgotten

The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats

Care for the Poor and Forgotten: The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats

So far we have seen that Jesus wants us to be ready for his Second Coming by making sure we have “oil” in our “lamps” and by being able to give him a “return on his investment.” As he often did, he used colorful symbols in these parables, and he left it up to us to interpret what those symbols represent.

No More Symbols. But Jesus shifted his tone when he came to his final parable (Matthew 25:31-46). He spoke much more plainly and with...


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