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On the Resurrection

“And as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and … Continue reading

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When “The Conservatives” Were Wrong

“Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?” (Mark 12:24 ESV) This is a statement that Jesus made to some Sadducees who came to him with … Continue reading

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God’s Things

“But, knowing their hypocrisy, he said to them, “Why put me to the test? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it.” And they brought one. And he said to them, “Whose likeness and inscription is this?” They … Continue reading

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Flattery will get you Nowhere (with Jesus)

“And they sent to him some of the Pharisees and some of the Herodians, to trap him in his talk. And they came and said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are true and do not care about anyone’s … Continue reading

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Jesus and His Authority

““What will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the vine-growers, and will give the vineyard to others.“Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;”(Mark … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Vineyard

My wife and I have been doing marital counseling from time to time and somewhere in that counseling I always get the bride’s full attention and tell them, “you’re going to want to drop hints for your husband, signaling what … Continue reading

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Authority

“And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or … Continue reading

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