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God Doesn't Save Somebodies (Day 8 of 40- Growing Closer to God)

Day 8 (Bible Gateway’s 40 Days for Personal Growth Reading Plan)

He told his next story to some who were complacently pleased with themselves over their moral performance and looked down their noses at the common people: “Two men went up to the Temple to pray, one a Pharisee, the other a tax man. 594 more words


Set Apart - Holier than Thou


“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” Luke 18:14

In the parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee Jesus pinpoints the wrong sort of thinking regarding holiness.  

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Sunday Wrap Up

From November 30, 2014

We had a really good Thanksgiving service yesterday at ESBC. In our sermon we examined the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector and the story of the woman caught in adultery. 18 more words


The Pharisee and the Tax Collector, A Cautionary Tale on Wrong-headed Thanksgiving

Photo by Prawny on Morgue File.

We all know (here in the States) this week is the week we celebrate Thanksgiving. On Thursday, only two days away now, people all over America will be sitting down to eat a feast of Turkey, dressing and all the trimmings. 1,100 more words


Judging First Impressions

First impressions get me into trouble.  Does that happen to you?

When I meet someone for the first time, I often make some snap decision regarding them based on their handshake, body size, facial expression, and or taste in fashion.   561 more words