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Matthew 23:1-12; Mark 12:38-40; Luke 20:45-47 -- A wrong view of leadership

What is leadership?  What is leadership not?

In a scathing criticism of the Pharisees and teachers of the law, Jesus gives us insight into what true leadership is about. 552 more words


Sculpture 30: risen

Angels in St Edmunds churchyard, Crickhowell, Powys

Angelic figures are popularly represented on tombstones, no doubt because of the Gospel accounts describing such a figure appearing at Jesus’ tomb after the Resurrection. 81 more words


Matthew 22:41-46; Mark 12:35-37; Luke 20:41-44 -- Son of David, Son of God

Perhaps tiring of the hypocrisy of those questioning him, Jesus posed his own question to them that ultimately shut them up.  He said,

What do you think about the Christ?  

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The Father's Will

You lived to do our Father’s will

In all you did. You put Him first

and in our hearts God’s love instill.

Your living water quenched our thirst… 101 more words


Matthew 22:34-40; Mark 12:28-34 -- What we need to understand to enter the kingdom

Of all the people that had come to question Jesus, there was one that seemed to be impressed with what Jesus had to say.  And so he asked Jesus, 510 more words


Against the Dying of the Light

The poet Dylan Thomas once admonished his readers, “Do not go gentle into that good night.” Instead, “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Dylan implies that one must choose one or the other. 1,636 more words


Matthew 22:23-33; Mark 12:18-27; Luke 20:27-40 -- When we fail to understand the scriptures and the power of God

There’s a children’s song that humorously describes the Sadducees.  It says, “I don’t wanna be a Sadducee, ’cause a Sadducee is ‘sad, you see?'”

Yes, I know, a very bad joke.  550 more words