Tag - Pharisee

I’ve Seen This Happen A Million Times Before!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 23:12 For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted. O-bservation: This was a simple statement by Jesus that packed a wallop. He had referenced the ego of the Pharisees earlier and was basically saying, “They’d better be careful because here’s what’s about to happen. Because they have exalted themselves, they will be humbled.” A-pplication: If you’re like me, when you read this passage you think “I’ve Seen This Happen A Million Times Before!” I know it’s not a million, but you know what I mean. Seriously, you...

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I Don’t Want To Be … A Pharisee!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 21:32 For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent and believe him. O-bservation: Jesus was speaking to the Pharisee’s in this passage and was letting them know that they had rejected Him as their Messiah. He told them that John the Baptist had even come preaching this truth and the PROSTITUTES and TAX COLLECTORS believed him but “You PHARISEES did not believe.” A-pplication: “I Don’t Want To...

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