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Jesus Contends with Religion
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Matthew is a book written for a Jewish audience. Jesus makes multiple references to Himself as the one prophesied, and even talks about being held up, as Moses held up a serpeant that became a rod. Matthew is intentionally hilighting the parts of Jesus life and teaching that will make it easier for the Jews […]

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It’s Better to Relay Information than Teach our Own Philosophies
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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As a guy who writes books and teaches for a living, I’ve definitely got some ideas. But reading this morning in John 7, I was brought back to the truth that, well, what I’ve got to teach really isn’t that important. What I need to do is relay information that has existed for centuries, truths […]

Jesus Wants us to use Common Sense
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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In John 7, Jesus decides to go to Galilee and avoid Judea because the Jews in Judea were hatching a plan to kill Him. I often turn my faith into voodoo like seances and emotion-filled prayers in seeking God’s will, while Jesus Himself just uses common sense. I’m not going to Judea, He says, because […]