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Know God in a Year #148 The Power of Closed Minds


When the formerly-blind man goes back to his neighborhood, people say, “Is this the blind guy that begged? He looks so different!” “It’s me.” He assures them, and tells how Jesus healed him. “You’ve gotta have the Priests certify this!” they say, and they all accompany him. The Pharisees are amazed at his story, but […]

#59 Dependence on God is Acquittal


Jesus before the Sanhedrin begins by saying, “Sabbath healing is consistent with God’s law. He 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 […]