Monthly Archives: December 2009

My Son, My Lord

As Jesus continued to teach in the temple courts, He presented to the teachers a paradox: “How is it that the teachers of the law say that the Christ is the Son of David?” Jesus cites David speaking by the Holy Spirit in Ps. 110:1Ps. 110:1English: World English Bible – WEB110 A […]

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The Wise Teacher

We’ve seen, as we’ve studied Mark’s Gospel, how the Pharisees, Saduccees, and Teachers of the Law mostly hated Jesus and sought to trap Him in His words so they could arrest Him. But this particular teacher, overhearing the conversation, seemed to honestly wish to settle the debate by asking one […]

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Badly Mistaken

Imagine the billions of people in world history who based their entire lives – and went to the grave – following a false philosophy of life. They went on, not to what their beliefs taught them, but on to an entirely unexpected surprise. Whether Humanists or Polytheists, Deists or Theists, […]

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Lawyering Up

The Chief Priests, Teachers of the Law and Elders have thus far lost every challenge they made to Jesus’ legitimate authority (Mark 11:27-33Mark 11:27-33English: World English Bible – WEB27¬†They came again to Jerusalem, and as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders came to […]

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Ungrateful Generation

We live in great abundance. We stand on the shoulders of those who came before us – those generations who labored to create and nurture the liberty and opportunity which we enjoy today. Yet there are those who reject these gifts.

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