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By the Authority Vested in Me

They were amazed at His teaching; for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Mark 1:22 There’s a common understanding that one has to earn the right to speak. Who wants to listen to—much … Continue reading

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Can’t Fight City Hall

God’s instructions are counter-intuitive. You’d think he’d call for us to resist immoral and evil leaders, but he doesn’t. Instead he calls us to subject ourselves to them in obedience. It’s very hard to do this when you know they’re … Continue reading

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Model Citizens

13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority, 14 or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right. 15 For such is the will of God … Continue reading

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Believing is Not Seeing

1When He had completed all His discourse in the hearing of the people,He went to Capernaum. 2 And a centurion’s slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die. 3 When he heard about Jesus, he … Continue reading

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