In Part 1 I mentioned that Jesus probably did not explain his own parables, and that the explanation was added later. Indulging my imagination, this
The Sermon on the Mount is often considered to be a high point in Christian ethics. It has been thought to embody the highest possible
In orthodox Christianity, Jesus is both human and divine. At least in part, this belief is based upon what is written in the New Testament.
I think we typically like to think of ourselves as autonomous people who stand on our own two feet, and do not require anyone else