The Sermon on the Mount concludes with a parable that summarizes the sermon focus but also includes a summons to go further
The parable of the hidden treasure reveals the important things in life and the cost to attain them
Parables remind us that God's Kingdom might start small - like a mustard seed - but can grow into great significance
Labor Day is the transition from vacation to vocation and Jesus offers us an invitation to join him on that journey.
The story of the rich young ruler illustrates the questions of merit and status. Are we good enough and have we done enough good?