Monthly Archives: August 2016

POINTS TO PONDER

“No man is an island, entire of itself…”1 These are the famous words written by John Donne, a 16th Century English clergyman & poet in his book of devotions. It was made up of meditations, followed by an exposition, and … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS The words “Righteous” and “Righteousness” are frequently heard in sermons, Bible classes, and seen in religious writings. Very often the hearers and readers immediately formulate their cognitive understanding of those words based on what they’ve been … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

TO ALL MY PRECIOUS STUDENTS, READERS, AND FRIENDS We are back in the nest and ready to continue our wonderful study of the Life of Christ in the Gospel of Matthew. We will pick up our journey with Him in … 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 SUMMARY To all my devoted students and lovers of God’s Word. We just finished the continuation of the contentious challenge between Jesus and the various religious … 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 XIII Verse 46 (Con’t): In Isaiah, we find the following verses, “Family of David, listen very carefully! Is it not enough that you would test … 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 XII When it comes to treating our neighbor as ourselves, one Jewish commentator adds this: “While on the subject of what may have caused ill … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Sir Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), a British politician, novelist, essayist, and twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, was speaking before parliament on Tuesday, January 24, 1860, concerning an earlier address by the Queen. In his speech, he made this statement: … Continue reading

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A TIME OF CRISIS [I wrote this article some three years ago, and after reviewing it I wanted to share it with you again.] What would you do if you were suddenly assigned the task of leading a large group … 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 X There is a story told by the Jewish fathers about a woman whose husband dedicated his life to the reading and studying of God’s … 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 IX Verse 33: When the people heard this, they were amazed at Jesus’ teaching. In a campaign speech given in California by former US President … Continue reading

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