Tag Archives: John the Baptist

Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 21:23-32

The final confrontation had begun. Jesus came to Jerusalem knowing He was about to be abused and executed. In the process, He must call attention to the moral failures of those who hated Him. The Sanhedrin were well aware of … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 11:1-19

John the Baptist had preached repentance to the Covenant in the Jordan Valley because it was convenient for observing the baptism cleansing ritual year-round. In his preaching, he disparaged as sinful the scandalous divorce and remarriage of Herod Antipas. For … Continue reading

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StT: Matthew 11:10

Another episode selected from the series “Gospel Red Herring: Spiritualizing the Text”. Jesus is discussing His cousin, John the Baptist, and quotes Malachi 3:1. There’s not much controversy here over what that means. Malachi has been hammering the Jewish leadership … Continue reading

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