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Pharisee? Legalist?

A few years ago I wrote an article about passive Christianity. This article has proven to be one of the most searched and read articles on the site. 390 more words


Just Humility

Jesus also told this story, aimed at religious people who were sure of their own goodness & who had contempt for everybody else (151).

“Once there were two men who went up to the temple to pray: one was a Pharisee, the other a tax collector. 145 more words

The Christian and The Pharisee

A wonderful book on Christianity~

Should friendships be built only on common biblical worldviews? First define the meaning of the word friendship, then see the pro’s and con’s of the relationship. 482 more words


The Pharisees of The Bible were Farsi = Persian/Iranian

The Pharisees of The Bible came from ancient Persia/modern day Iran, also known as Babylon, where they spoke Farsi (still do), hence the Pharisees getting that name from their language… 22 more words


New Wine

On a Sabbath, while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands.  But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?”  Luke 5:38-6:2… 461 more words

On The Gospel Road

Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 4 May 2015

He replied, “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: “‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. 587 more words

Freedom in Beating Your Chest

If you are wrapped up in a sin, feeling hanged by its guilt, lost in the sense of unworthiness that it casts like an impossibly long shadow before your feet, a plea: 544 more words