Belated Forgiveness (Antonis Longus to Nilus)

Belated ForgivenessRobert Wurtz IIBut I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, “Raca!’ shall be in danger of the council. But whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore if you bring your... Continue Reading →

Unpublished Scandal (Lessons from the Pericope Adulterae)

Unpublished ScandalRobert Wurtz IIThen the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman was caught in adultery, in the very act. Now Moses, in the law, commanded us that such should be stoned. But what do... Continue Reading →

Scattering the Flock (Wolves in the Church)

Scattering the FlockRobert Wurtz IITherefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood. For I know this, that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.... Continue Reading →

Spoiling Our Witness (Mean Christians)

Spoiling Our WitnessRobert Wurtz IICatch us the foxes, The little foxes that spoil the vines, For our vines have tender grapes. (Song of Solomon 2:15 NKJV) Our passage is an allegory dealing with the love between individuals that is always in danger of being spoiled. Vines are the place where fruitfulness "happens" and this is... Continue Reading →

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