Posts Tagged 'Pharisees'

Rules, Rites, and Religion

May 4th, 2017

Rules, Rites, and Religion

Mark 2:24 (KJB)   And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

Laws, decrees, acts, and regulations…. So many rules and rites in this world.

It is easy to get caught up in details of life and forget the big picture of God at hand.

The Pharisees made a practice of intimately knowing many laws handed down by God.  They took great time to study and follow ...

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Can your Own Beliefs Be Upheld By God’s Word?

May 27th, 2015

Can your Own Beliefs Be Upheld By God’s Word?

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided. For the Sadducees say ...

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Take Up Your Cross may 20th 2015

Self-righteousness is elevating self rather than the righteousness of God.

And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the ...

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