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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 18:7-14

Jesus began this session explaining that leadership in His Messianic court would rest on unreserved trust in Him and His teaching. He draws the picture of a disciple who is like a younger child, but draws that image from His … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 16:13-28

The underlying theme that ties this whole passage together is getting a proper image of Jesus inheriting the Kingdom of Heaven. It’s too easy to forget this all takes place in the context of Ancient Near Eastern (ANE) culture. A … Continue reading

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Call on Him

It’s downright scary to think about it. All other things being equal, were it not for America’s obsession with guns, our government would have long ago sunk this country into the depths of Hell. Our government system has bred the … Continue reading

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Speaking to Plugged Ears

I’ve tried to make it clear that in this world our biggest problem is Satan and his use of deceived people. I’ve written about how we very much need to see the Devil as a real person, no less than … Continue reading

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We Need Ehud

If we disobey, we leave a door open for demonic presence in our lives. Obedience is the hedge of protection. You don’t have to pay attention to what follows — it’s kinda long — but I must write it. Read … Continue reading

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Learn to Flock

In the Bible, feudalism always means family. The biblical image is more inclusive, versus the exclusive privilege associated with Western feudalism. The Eastern potentate held forth an open invitation to adopt the right people into his household as family. And … Continue reading

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A Toothless Lion’s Roar

Were you aware that megachurches were suffering the same political turmoil as the rest of America? From time to time I’m asked to comment on this or that big scandal. First and foremost: The first churches in the New Testament … Continue reading

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