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Know God in a Year #191 Religion Gone Bad

01/20/2021

Now Jesus turns to the people gathered around him and says, “The Scribes and Pharisees teach you what God gave to Moses, so listen; but don’t follow them–they are phonies–blind guides! They bind heavy burdens on you, but they themselves claim exemption, not lifting a finger to do what they require of you. Everything they […]

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

11/12/2020

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 […]