Jesus and a Pharisee

When we read the gospels, we often give Pharisees and bad rap. There were some excellent Pharisees that came to understand Jesus’s teachings. Gamaliel is one, Nicodemus another. Paul trained as a Pharisee under the guidance of Gamaliel.  Yet despite these noteworthy examples, our perception is Pharisee’s are self-righteous, exclusivist, and thoroughly confused about whatContinue reading “Jesus and a Pharisee”

Obedience to Physical and Moral Laws

Obedience to Physical and Moral Laws I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. Romans 12:1. We should preserve our strength to labor in the cause of God when our labor is needed. We should beContinue reading “Obedience to Physical and Moral Laws”

The Law is Complete in Itself

The Law is Complete in Itself I the Lord speak righteousness, I declare things that are right. Isaiah 45:19. With the setting aside of the Bible has come a turning away from God’s law. The doctrine that men are released from obedience to the divine precepts has weakened the force of moral obligation and openedContinue reading “The Law is Complete in Itself”