Tag Archives: Pharisees

The Kingdom of God; July 20, 2020


Matthew 12:28 “But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” It struck me just now that whereas the proclamation of the kingdom of God is at the core … Continue reading

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Approval; January 11, 2020


John 5:44 “How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?” Jesus is here talking to the religious leaders, and particularly to the Pharisees, whom today … Continue reading

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Legalism; May 11, 2018


Matthew 12:7-8 “If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” Jesus had a running battle with the Pharisees … Continue reading

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Legalism; March 2, 2018


Ezekiel 20:25 “I also gave them over to statutes that were not good and laws they could not live by.” This is an absolutely incredible verse to me. In verses 11, 13, and 21 God specifies that the person who … Continue reading

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