Monthly Archives: July 2016

POINTS TO PONDER

The great Chinese philosopher Confucius wrote several important works, but he was also quoted by many who heard him teach. One quote ascribed to him reads: “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” It is a poetic … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

FROM SCARY TO SACRED I shared this story several years ago, but with so many new friends visiting my website I felt led to tell it again. It was a tense and frightening few days as I witnessed the people … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Part V By now, the Pharisees and other opponents of Jesus are faced with the reality that this Jesus of Nazareth was the real thing. For … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Part IV Verses 15-16a: Then, the Pharisees walked out of the Temple court where Jesus was teaching so they could hatch a plot to catch Him … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Part III Verse 11-12: When the king came in to meet the guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in the right clothes … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Part II Verses 5-7: “But when the servants invited the people to come, they refused to listen. They all got busy doing other things. One went … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Part I Verses 1-2: Jesus used some more parables to teach the people. He said, “God’s kingdom is like a king who prepared a wedding feast … Continue reading

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