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Know God in a Year #159 Become Truly You

12/07/2020

Many have wondered why Jesus didn’t address the corruption, oppression, and cruelty in the governments of his day. He didn’t even work to change inequities in his culture! He didn’t correct the cruelty of Rome, although he addressed it. He didn’t talk about the oppression of women, but he treated them with dignity and respect. […]

Know God in a Year #145 The Truth Makes You Free

11/17/2020

Jesus isn’t played by Pharisees to announce he is their Messiah. He goes beyond that–claiming oneness with God. “If you follow me, you will know the truth, and¬†the Truth¬†will make you free.” “We are Abraham’s descendants and aren’t enslaved to anyone.” The teachers are talking about spiritual freedom–Romans are all around reminding them of their […]

Know God in a Year #158 An Inside Job

12/05/2018

“When is the kingdom of God coming?” some Pharisees demand of Jesus. “John preached its arrival three years ago…” They could see nothing to indicate the kingdom had come, and were insinuating that he had failed. “You won’t see it, because God’s kingdom is within you,” Jesus answers, implying that neither of them had come […]

#159 The Glory of God is Man Fully Alive

11/20/2013

Many have wondered why Jesus didn’t address the corruption, oppression, and cruelty in the governments of his day. He didn’t even work to change inequities in his culture! He didn’t correct the cruelty of Rome, although he addressed it. He didn’t talk about the oppression of women, but he treated them with dignity and respect. […]