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Know God in a Year #36 Not What They Wanted

06/21/2020

While Jesus is gone to the wilderness, John is drawn back to study the prophecies in Isaiah. His own words “Lamb of God” had surprised him, and had put new meaning on Messiah’s work, and while he still doesn’t understand that the Christ’s suffering ministry precedes a later conquering one, he knows there is more […]

6 How the Jews Missed Their Messiah*

04/27/2015

Emotional filters keep us from hearing and seeing what’s right in front of us. That’s how the Jewish religion could be all about the Messiah and yet miss him. Their religion was tweaked by the pain of being conquered and controlled by the Romans. It made them long for physical and political deliverance. Some records […]