Instead of teaching only the law of Moses, the scribes and Pharisees added countless laws of their own. Instead of making the people's load lighter, they made it heavier. People could profit from list...Show More
As you know and as God is our witness, we never came with words of flattery or with a pretext for greed; 6 nor did we seek praise from mortals, whether from you or from others, 7 though we might hav...Show More
.Moses had encountered God in a burning bush; he had seen God humble Pharaoh and the Egyptians; he had seen God part the sea and provide water out of a rock; he had spent forty days and nights with Go...Show More
When prayer replaces worry, the peace of God, which transcends all understanding comes in, and that peace acts as a sentry guarding the Christian’s mind and emotions from being over-whelmed by the sud...Show More
Dr. Wright draws some life lessons out of The Parable of the Tenants.
The image of a vineyard returns in the next parable, which presents a situation that would have been common in Galilee, where man...Show More
Jesus turns the confrontation with the Pharisees into a teaching opportunity for His disciples. He emphasizes the priority of the heart over external matters, such as hand washing and ritual purity. ...Show More
Freedom does not mean I am able to do whatever I want to do. That's the worst kind of bondage. Freedom means I have been set free to become all that God wants me to be, to achieve all that God wants m...Show More