When you hear the expression “It’s raining cats and dogs,” you don’t run to the window expecting to see animals falling from the sky! It’s just a figure of speech—common to our modern English language.
We use figurative speech all the time to help emphasize a point we’re trying to get across. We’d recognize a touch of exaggeration in a statement like “She’s been gone forever,” and interpret it without hesitation.
Being a student of the Bible is essential for the follower of Christ. But even the most knowledgeable scholar occasionally comes across a difficult passage.
What would it be like to have Jesus as a guest in your home? Would He stay for dinner, maybe a cup of coffee?
Luke chapter 15 is a rich biblical passage, a record of Jesus’ profound stories, and timeless lessons on life.
What do I have to do to get into heaven? It’s a question men and women have been asking for centuries. Our study of the rich young ruler continues.
You don’t have to be a tailor to know that a camel won’t fit through the eye of a needle. But according to Jesus, that’s easier than someone who is wealthy getting into heaven!