Jesus is walking through the Temple, and he is not so impressed. In Mark 12, we see Jesus surrounded by religious people discounting his deity. About him are many ministers seeking to undermine and arrest him. They do not appreciate his teaching. Hypocrites are asking him question after questions about thinks like Roman taxation and marriage in … More Who Impresses Jesus?
John Calvin wrote, “The Law was, as it were our husband, under whose yoke we were kept until it became dead to us.” What did our vaunted Christian father mean by such a statement? Had he become liberal and licentious in regards to God’s standards? Should he be grouped with those labeled “Antinomian?” Was he … More A Better Husband
Jesus Christ is in the midst of teachers. It is a clerical convention of the highest degree. Around him are the most educated and esteemed ministers and practitioners of the Law. Some are interested in learning information from him; he is a fascinating communicator. However, few are interested applying the information he teaches, and most are interested … More The Joy of Humble Penitence