By What Authority

By What Authority? Matthew 21:23-27 Introduction to the Scripture: If you were to visit a representative of every religious group, you would find that they are all have practices that are distinctive to themselves. If you were to ask each one why they held to a particular practice, they must look to either 1) the … Continue reading By What Authority

Where Would You Be Sitting?

WHERE WOULD YOU BE SITTING? Matthew 9:9-12 strength requires sacrifice Jesus saw Matthew sitting among the tax collectors. Matthew was among the marginalized, the outcast, and the immoral. He would not have appeared to have much potential for as a Christ follower. Yet Jesus extends the invitation "Follow me" and Matthew responds impeccably. Luke 5:28 … Continue reading Where Would You Be Sitting?