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A Cure for Hypocrisy


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In order to get Jesus away from an ever increasing number of people who had collected together to listen to him, a Pharisee invited Jesus to dine with him at his home. What occurred came to be Jesus’ final address to the Pharisees in Luke’s narrative. Although he did speak with certain Pharisees later, Jesus never again addressed a group of them on matters the whole sect believed and practiced. Here in Luke 11:39-40, Jesus accused the Pharisees of being hypocrites, of appearing good to folks on the outside, while in reality their hearts were full of wickedness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 27, 2017 in Gospel of Luke


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Does Scripture See the Poor as Property?


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At this time I intend to begin addressing those Scriptures that challenge the point of view that the poor and the servant had value in Israel.[1] The new atheists, often ignoring the positive treatment of the poor / servant under the Mosaic Law, try to show that God (through the Law of Moses) had a dim view of those who were sold into slavery (servitude). The critics try to tell us that servants were treated as property under the Mosaic Law with human rights ignored in favor of exalting the rights of their masters or creditors. What can we say of such things? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 13, 2015 in apologetics


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