Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Stories told, questions asked in Sunday school


January 27, 2022

Figurative language confounds children. The first time I heard “Put some elbow grease into it,” I imagined it came in a can, like 3-In-One oil. I checked the cupboard. We were out.

In the playground of metaphor, few pieces of work are as bewildering as a religious work, and the religious work I’m most familiar with is the Bible, due to a lifetime of Sunday school at Presbyterian churches in Spokane.

Here are some biblical stories, some questions and some apparently valuable lessons not learned:

The story of Lot’s wife: Before God leveled Sodom and Gomorrah, angels warned Lot and hi...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 05/26/2023 06:19