Monthly Archives: August 2005


The Judgments of the Lord

Matthew 23:1-39 Text Comment v.1       It is important in reading this chapter to notice the audience at the outset. The Lord is talking to the crowds and his disciples about the Pharisees.  The crowds are at least potentially his disciples and the Lord is appealing to them over the heads of the […]


The Deity of Jesus Christ

Matthew 22:34-46 Text Comment Remember, we are reading a succession of episodes in which the Lord’s enemies attempt to catch him in some faux pas.  In this last case, while the Jews themselves were always talking about this very question – which is the most important commandment – there were minefields here and an incautious […]