Tag Archives: piety

Legalism; May 11, 2018


Matthew 12:7-8 “If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” Jesus had a running battle with the Pharisees … Continue reading

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February 20, 2017


Genesis 41:53-54 The seven years of abundance in Egypt came to an end, and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. Nothing cements the authority of a prophet like having their words come true! Joseph ascended … Continue reading

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January 20, 2016


Jeremiah 42:5-6 Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the Lord your God sends you to tell us. Whether it is favorable … Continue reading

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March 30, 2013


Luke 23:56 But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. In the past I have been struck by how, even in these extreme circumstances, the women kept the commandment of resting on the Sabbath. However, just now … Continue reading

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