Tag Archives: Pharisees

The Woman Jesus Praised for Contradicting Him

Jesus had an interesting encounter with a woman: Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My … Continue reading

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Does the Apostle Paul Really Contradict Jesus?

I hesitate to say the Bible disagrees with itself. I find an elegant consistency when read as a whole. But I will say I find apparent discrepancies that require examination. One of them has to do with fathers. Don’t call … Continue reading

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The Quick And Easy Way To Make Visitors Feel Unwelcome At Your Church

Where Pastors Need To Park It Some churches have handy little signs to guide visitors in the parking lot as they pull in from the street. That one seems fairly benign. Kind of classy-looking, too. The next one adds a … Continue reading

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Rules for Women and Guidelines for the Poor – It’s All Legalism and It All Stinks

Legalism is like a weed that you pull out of the ground only to see it spring up across the yard where it had sent its roots unseen beneath the surface. One example that has been making the rounds recently … Continue reading

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