6 - The Greedy Fool

Series: Kingdom Stories



May 15, 2023 | The Rev. Canon Dr. Jonathan Bailes

    "Greed is good," said Gordon Gekko, but Jesus disagrees and tells a story to illustrate why greed is not only bad, but foolish and irrational. In this session, we explore a parable designed to reveal the foolishness of greed and how easily it can take root in our own hearts.

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    Examine some of the greatest and most beloved of Christ's parables and discover, once again, their simple but profound lessons.

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