Christ’s Greatest Miracle – Silencing the Lawyers (Matthew 22:35-46)

“Then one of them, which was a lawyer asked [Jesus] a question, tempting him, saying Master, which is the greatest commandment in the law?" (v. 35) Significantly, the question was asked by a lawyer. Lawyers are experts in the law.  They are masters of entrapping people through cross-examination. This lawyer was not asking Jesus a … Continue reading Christ’s Greatest Miracle – Silencing the Lawyers (Matthew 22:35-46)

Don’t Turn Back!

The restored gospel has an infinite variety of wonderful doctrines. One of those principles is the concept of “turning back.”   Jesus proclaimed, “No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. (Lk. 9:62) The most famous example of “turning back” in the scriptures is Lot’s wife. Jesus … Continue reading Don’t Turn Back!

You Can’t Hide from the Lord

We all have a fight/flight response. Whenever we are threatened our adrenalin surges and we either confront the threat or we run away. This is human nature. The Bible contains three memorable stories of people who unsuccessfully tried to run away and hide from the Lord. Adam and Eve were the first people who tried to hide … Continue reading You Can’t Hide from the Lord