“So,when all these things begin to happen,stand and look up, for your salvation is near!”
Taxes for Caesar
The Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come!
Later the leaders sent some Pharisees and supporters of Herod to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested.
The teacher of religious law replied, “Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the truth by saying that there is only one God and no other. And I know it is important to love him with all my heart and all my understanding and all my strength, and to love my neighbor as myself. This is more important than to offer all of the burnt offerings and sacrifices required in the law.” [Read more…]
Then the Pharisees met together to plot how to trap Jesus into saying something for which he could be arrested. [Read more…]