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We have one major advantage: We aren’t trying to change the world. We are merely tools for God to change people’s hearts. Nothing else we could do would make any difference. By awakening people to their true design and helping … Continue reading
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
The only thing you can trust are the convictions in your heart. We should never be surprised when fools act foolish. You should have no reason at all to expect them to ever do anything else. It should never shock … Continue reading
This parable continues the context in the previous chapter. The Pharisees resented how Jesus was inviting the poor and unfortunate peasants into His teaching of the Kingdom of Heaven. This was part of the false doctrine that possessing material wealth … Continue reading
Mystery is essential to our existence. We are designed to live by revelation. Our God is too great and marvelous for us to understand, and this is part of what draws us to Him. Revelation necessarily includes an element of … Continue reading