Tag Archives: Pharisee

The Profound Grace of Jesus

Grace. There are two important questions this word should bring to our minds. 1) What is it? and 2) Why do I need it? Continue reading

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Jesus’ Most Stern Warnings

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in. Woe to you, scribes … Continue reading

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‘Be’ Rather than ‘Do’

Matthew 5: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 5 “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. 6 “Blessed … Continue reading

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Convictions, Not Doctrines

Last Sunday we talked about how the God divides our beliefs into essentials, doctrines, and convictions.  What makes me saddest is how people blur the distinction between the three.  We make doctrines essential and convictions doctrines.  I start to wonder, … Continue reading

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