The Parable of the Workers in the Vinyard Revisited
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The Parable of the Workers in the Vinyard Revisited

So, in the parable of the labourers in the vineyard Jesus simply is choosing a startling secular parallel to illustrate dramatically to his hearers a challenging religious truth: that no one ever deserves God’s love. God’s invitation is offered to all without strings and his acceptance of those who respond, whenever they decide to do…

Walking on Water
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Walking on Water

In Biblical culture the sea is the symbol of chaos and anti-creation. Often it is identified with threat and death. In the story of Exodus, God’s people are saved because the sea disappears for a moment (Exodus 14:21-22). In the book of Jonah, the prophet is thrown into the sea and dwells inside the monster…