Susan Reads Right

Biblical Interpretation Through Demonstration

Blond, Blonde, Girl, Grass, Outdoors

“The righteous shall live by faith.” (Romans 1: 17) Susan scratched her hair under the shaded area in her back yard. “What does that mean? Surely Paul isn’t saying that all we have to do is believe Jesus will save us and He will.” She heard some twigs break. “Who is there?”

A tall brown haired boy came from behind a tree. “It’s just me.”

“Hi Jack. You scared me.”

“Sorry just trying to be a friendly neighbor. What are you up to?”

“Oh, I’m trying to understand this verse.” She looked up into his brown eyes. “Why did you have to tell me to read this?”

“What is wrong?”

“Jack. I’m Catholic. My family is Catholic. We believe the Bible but our priest says we must also do good works to be saved, not just believe.”

“Ok. Well you see what it says. The righteous shall live by faith.”

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