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#190 Priests Baffled Again

01/11/2015

After the Sadducees and the Pharisees make their last attempts to trap Jesus, he turns to them with a question. “Whose son is the Messiah?” A  chorus of voices answer with them, “The Son of David!” It’s a well-known title of the Messiah in prophecy. Jesus asks, “Then why does David call him ‘Lord’ under […]

#59 Dependence on God is Acquittal

07/10/2014

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 […]