Tag Archives: Pharisee

Teachings of Jesus — Matthew 23:1-12

Jesus goes off on the Scribes and Pharisees. However, we must understand His condemnation in the context. First, this bunch was part of the government. Thus, He offers unique advice to His listeners regarding how to handle governing authorities: Do … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 4

Matthew 5:21-26 — The Forgotten Treasure The Sermon on the Mount explains repentance and renewing the Covenant in anticipation of the Messiah coming. In this passage, Jesus repeatedly refers to “your brother” as a reference to your covenant kinfolk. It’s … Continue reading

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Serene to the End: Apostle John

Mainstream scholars are pretty sure John published the Apocalypse around 95 AD. Given what we know of the man, it’s a fair bet most of it was already burned into his awareness at least two decades before. Keep in mind, … Continue reading

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