July 2, 2022

Tag: Narrow Gate

The Problem with Wide Gates

A careful reading of the Gospels reveals the utter amazement of the crowds over the fact that Jesus taught with authority and convincing force. Apparently, they were accustomed to hearing nice, soothing words of reassurance, compromises and watered...

Entering Through the Narrow Gate

By this time in our spiritual journey we might have a somewhat clear picture of those who would qualify as “Pharisees.” We know that they tend to be self-righteous and stuck up and rigid. At the same time, we suspect that a small Pharisee has...

The Wide Door is the Wrong One

The Gospel of Luke (13:22-30) reveals the fact that Jesus teaches with authority and force. One of those appreciating his teachings asks Jesus: Lord, will only a few people be saved?  From Jesus’ reply to that person, it is evident that it would not...