When we look at others, we see people who are not perfect. Only God is perfect. The more we see of God the greater the beauty of His holiness.
Although some cultures have trained domesticated dogs to become expensive family pets which enjoy the run of the house, they are still dogs.
God is a real person, and He relates with people who honour Him.
This verse is well known and even quoted by people outside the Christian faith. It has a 'ring of rightness' about it.
Jesus described two roads, but only one was safe. Most people travelled on the broad road; it was wide enough to accommodate everybody.
It would be nice to think that everybody who claims to speak for God is one of His messengers. But that is not true. There are true prophets and false prophets.
You know what people are really like, by seeing what they do over a long period of time. The 'fruit' of their lives is the natural expression of what is in their hearts.
This well-known story is based on the reality of extreme weather which continues to devastate many parts of the world.
We all say many words, probably too many. But which of all those words will really make a difference? When Jesus spoke, people always took notice.
In the workplace, we need willing and able people.
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