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By What Authority Are You Doing This?

The Priests, Scribes, and Pharisees were very vocal opponents of Jesus’ ministry. At every point they would question Jesus. When Jesus reached out to the deplorable crowd they questioned His disciples:

Matthew 9:11 Why does your Master eat with tax collectors and other sinners? (my paraphrase=mp)

Jesus’ response (Matthew 9:12) was simply, “They that are well do not need a physician, but those that are sick”(mp). Jesus is the great Physician Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From A Pit

My name is Joseph, the eleventh son of my father Israel, and the firstborn son of my father’s favorite wife Rachel. Though dad married Leah, he loved Rachel, and loved me as if I were his firstborn. I was given a … Continue reading

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Discipling or Distorting?

As I looked at the “Great Commission” that our Lord Jesus Christ left us as His Church I began to ponder …. are we making disciples as Jesus commanded, or are we distorting the truth? You remember the Great Commission, … Continue reading

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