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4. From Conquest to Collapse The Nation of Israel had a mission from God. They were chosen to live in such a way as to reveal that what God was offering was the best we can hope for in this … Continue reading
Jesus continues His condemnation of the Scribes and Pharisees. This time we examine three short items not often understood very well by Western Christians. Jesus came as the Messiah to restore the ancient ways of the Covenant. His teaching was … 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
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