From the Foleys
Are you sure you want a prophet's reward?
In Matthew 10:41 Jesus says, “He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet receives a prophet’s reward.” A prophet’s reward. Our eyes and mind go right past that phrase without thinking too much about it. We hear “prophet’s reward” and think, “big reward”—something really good. So in our mind the passage becomes something like this: “Any time you’re asked to host an important Christian leader, you should definitely do that because you will get a big reward out of it.”
But such a reading ignores two of the key things we should keep in mind every time we open the Bible...
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