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In Jesus’ Words: Do as they say, not as they do. (Matthew 23:1-36)

How many times have we heard the use of the words, “Do as I say, not as I do.”?  That expression actually came from one of Jesus’ speeches where he is talking about the Pharisees and scribes, the religious hypocrites … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Questions about the Messiah (Matthew 22:41-46)

If someone truly has ultimate authority, and they know without a doubt who they are, what their mission is, and what the outcome will be, then they do not need to “prove themselves” to anyone.  Politicians prove themselves.  Experts prove … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: The Greatest Commandment (Matthew 22:37-40) –

Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest? Jesus answered the man, who was an expert in the law, by saying, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Two truths about heaven and hell (Matthew 21:33-22:14)

              Jesus continued his conversation with the Pharisees, “Listen to another parable..”, he replied. Jesus had just finished telling the Pharisees the parable of the two sons, and how the tax collectors and prostitutes would … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Tale of two sons (Matthew 21:28-32)

Which one of these is right?  A person who is disagreeable and untrustworthy but eventually does the right thing, or someone who is polite and respectable but does not do what they say? This is the question Jesus presented to the religious Pharisees in his … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: By what authority? (Matthew 21:23-27)

The average church sermon is probably only remembered for about twenty minutes after it has ended, or until we get to lunch.  But the words of Jesus have been remembered and recited for over 2000 years after he spoke them. Jesus only directly … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: fake faith (Matthew 21:18-22)

Those who believe they believe in God, but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God and not in God Himself. – … Continue reading

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