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Know God in a Year #193 Religion as a Curse

01/24/2021

Jesus, revived by the widow’s heart, continues his warnings against the Pharisees. But even as he speaks harsh words, “You Poisonous snakes!” there are tears in his voice. “Blind guides!” He denounces their pretense of making some sins worse than others, and for money ignoring the worst. Similarly, he condemns taking oaths with degrees of […]

Know God in a Year #185 Letting Go

01/12/2021

Tuesday morning, after spending the night on Olivet again, Jesus and the disciples walk to the temple passing through the orchard and see the withered fig tree. Amazed, they comment, and Jesus gets to explain his “strange act.” Giving up on the Jews, accepting their rejection, is extremely hard for him whose nature is to bless and […]