Last week — at some time, in certain ways, and in varying degrees — I showed my reverence, trust, love, and obedience for God. As weeks go, I have had worse. How well did I do? Well, if I were being judged by acquaintances and friends who watched me from a distance, they might have … More It feels like cheating, but it’s not!
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