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Daily Archives: April 3rd, 2012

Abusive People Tell us What We “Should” Do

Years ago when my son and daughter were in college, about 22 hours away by car, I decided to drive up in the middle of the semester to see them.  I was a pastor then, and one fellow in the church decided that he needed to “counsel me” in regard to the trip.  He came …

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The Religion of the Pharisees (Part 4)

They carry to excess their care about smaller matters, and neglect what is of the highest importance.  They are only afraid of external pollutions and disregard the greater purity.” –John Calvin Matthew 12:6-7, I tell you, something greater than the temple is here. And if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and …

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The Religion of the Pharisees (Part 3)

“Where my attention is held determines where I will go, and what I will do.  I can’t avoid sin by focusing on what not to do, but rather by focusing on what Christ calls me to do!”  -Joe Pote We actually ought to attribute the authorship of this series of articles to all of our …

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The Religion of the Pharisees (Part 2)

Matthew 11:29-30, “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Acts 15:10, “Now, therefore, why are you putting God to the test by placing a yoke on the …

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