“Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you.”
The Authority of Jesus Challenged
Advent Prayer: 1st Saturday 05 Dec 2020 – Psalm 85; Ezekiel 36:24-28; Mark 11:27-33 ~ Gifted w/ a new heart & spirit.
“I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my ways.”
“So,when all these things begin to happen,stand and look up, for your salvation is near!”
‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!”
As Jesus was walking through the Temple area, the leading priests, the teachers of religious law, and the elders came up to him. They demanded, “By what authority are you doing all these things? Who gave you the right to do them?”
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…]