Tag Archives: Pharisees

interpreting the times

A few months back my wife suggested that we move away from reading a devotional book entry each night and instead go through a book of the Bible during our family devotional time with our grandson each night … her … Continue reading

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the object of our obedience

OK, so here’s the question … Is the ultimate object of our obedience a Person or commandments? Now certainly your answer could be both … but I don’t think we can truthfully offer that answer until we wrestle with the … Continue reading

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test teachings, spirits and yourself

For the first 40 years of my life, I blindly accepted all teaching and preaching originating out of the church. I never tested it or examined it … simply accepted it as truth. For me, that was a problem. To … Continue reading

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the missed adventure IN the words of God (14) – understanding

Admittedly this post may be a bit out of order in the series … nevertheless … Oftentimes, as disciples IN Christ Jesus, we read the accounts of Jesus teaching the Pharisees, the disciples, the masses and later it becomes quite … Continue reading

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encountering the Light in the midst of darkness

Have you ever really stopped to consider the entirety of Nicodemus the Pharisee’s nighttime meeting with Jesus as accounted for in John 3:1-21 (ESV)?  I hope you’ll follow along … Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, … Continue reading

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the rule of images and inscriptions

Perhaps you remember the account of the Pharisees and Herodians trying to entangle Jesus in His words regarding payment of taxes to Caesar. There are accounts of this encounter in Matthew 22, Mark 12 and Luke 20. For this post … Continue reading

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