Forget Not My Law Proverbs 3: 1-4

Forget Not My Law Prov. 3:1-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This proverb has to do with a son receiving the law given to him by his father who shows him the benefit of keeping it. If a child receives no instruction or has a father and mother who do not exercise...

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Isaiah 10:1-4 When Man’s Laws Replace God’s Laws

When Man’s Laws Replace God’s Law Isaiah 10:1-4CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When a society is following the law of God, there is really not much need for other laws.  But when man’s laws replace God’s laws, then there is no end to the laws that will be passed to control...

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Believe Moses’ Writings, Jn 5:45-47

Believe Moses’ Writings John 5:45-47 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus confirmed that the Pharisees were trusting Moses, but they didn’t believe Moses.  They were trusting Moses for the foundation of their doctrine, but they didn’t believe what he said.  Modern Bible translators will say that their Bibles uphold the fundamentals of...

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Matthew 23:1-12 The Exalted Pharisees

The Pharisees were the bane of Jesus’ ministry. So, right before his crucifixion, he warned his disciples about them and preached them under a terrible conviction. In this first part of his sermon, the Lord dealt with the fact that the Pharisees had exalted themselves and he commanded his disciples...

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Matthew 22:15-40 How They Might Entangle Him

In a prior lesson, we saw that the Pharisees questioned Jesus’ authority for clearing out the Temple in Matt 21. In response to their question, he trapped them by asking a question regarding John’s baptism that they refused to answer for fear of incrimination. While he had their audience he...

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Matthew 12:1-3 Guiltless on the Sabbath

Matt 12:1-13 Guiltless on the Sabbath CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The trouble here is that the Pharisees were trying to find a way to condemn Jesus. They were trying to catch him in a fault. The easiest way was to watch him on the sabbath and accuse him of breaking that...

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Matthew 5:33-42 Further supplements to the Law

Matthew 5:33-42 Further supplements to the Law CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the last part of Matthew 5, Jesus enhances three additional areas of the law: oaths (v.33-37); retribution (v. 38-42); and neighborly love (v. 43-48). In this study, we will examine the first two of these three. Keep in mind...

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Matthew 5:17-20 Righteousness and the Law

Matt 5:17-20 Righteousness and the Law CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus turns the attention of his disciples to the subject of the law and righteousness. In Jesus’ ministry he dealt with several things concerning the law. He dealt with: The fulfillment of the law – v.17 Some folks got the idea...

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