Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17)

Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17) We saw today in Mark 12 how Jesus challenged those who distort God’s word. This word, to them, was what we call the ‘Old Testament’. These equally inspired words are largely ignored today despite the wonderful discovery of scrolls of all of the books… Read More Today’s thought “You know neither the scriptures nor …” (August 17)

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Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15)

Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15) Mark 11 It is necessary for the orderly functioning of life for there to be those in authority to approve and oversee what is to be done. This is essential for the proper functioning of life, but is it so in every case? In particular, is… Read More Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15)

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Today’s thought “Which is the great commandment …?” (January 20)

Today Matthew’s record of the life of our Lord reveals how events were building up to a climax. Jesus was becoming more challenging in his contact with the Pharisees and Sadducees; he bluntly tells the Sadducees they “are wrong, because you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God” (22:29) in refusing to believe… Read More Today’s thought “Which is the great commandment …?” (January 20)

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