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Know God in a Year #144 The Light

11/14/2019

Later, after forgiving the adulteress, Jesus is teaching as the morning sun comes over Mt. Olivet and hits the gold and the white marble of the temple. Pointing to the dazzling reflection of sunlight he says, “I am the light of the world,” a powerful declaration of his identity, recorded later by John.* The night […]

#59 Acquittal

07/03/2013

Jesus before the Sanhedrin begins by saying, “Sabbath healing is consistent with God who maintains the universe–even on Sabbath. And I work with Him.” The priests become indignant, “He’s claiming equality with God! This is blasphemy!” They get it. He is not claiming sonship as they do. He is claiming to be One in nature and will with the Father. Jesus refuses their […]