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Matthew 22: 34-46 The Heart of Scripture

Matthew 22: 34-46 Parallel Mark 12:28-37; Luke 10:25-28, 20:41-44 34 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35 and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which … Continue reading

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Matthew 22: 23-33 One Bride for Seven Brothers

Matthew 22: 23-33 Parallels Mark 12: 18-27, Luke 20: 27-40 23 The same day some Sadducees came to him, saying there is no resurrection;and they asked him a question, saying, 24 “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies childless, his … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:15-22 Rendering to Caesar and God

Matthew 22: 15-22 Parallels Mark 12:13-17; Luke 20:20-26 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16 So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you … Continue reading

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Matthew 22: 1-14 The Call of the King

Matthew 22: 1-14 Parallel Luke 14: 15-24 Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3 He sent his slaves … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes

The only two certainties are the things we dread For the notion of control gets stuck in our head How can death take the life we try so hard to live Or a government tell us how much income we … Continue reading

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