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Know God in a Year #142 Religion vs. God’s Kindness


The Sanhedrin, frustrated in their plans and silenced by Nicodemus, leave and go to their homes. Jesus turns to the quiet of the olive orchards on Olivet needing time alone with God. Spies have dogged his steps every day of the festival looking to trap him in a word or action. He’s exhausted. Early the […]

Know God in a Year #79 The Wisdom of Jesus


Rather than show John’s disciples where they are wrong, Jesus chooses illustrations from their life to correct the Pharisees’ insinuations that he is incorrect and dangerous. He starts with John’s metaphor of a wedding and adds two more. “No one uses new pieces of unshrunk cloth to patch an old garment, because when it’s washed […]