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RELIGION

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Mark 7:8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions. O-bservation: Once again the Pharisees had pulled Jesus into one of their debates. Their debates always concerned themselves with “RELIGION.” Jesus said, “You have left the commands of God and are clinging to your religious traditions.” A-pplication: Following the Lord’s commands pleases God, while following the traditions of humanity pleases humanity. “RELIGION” has always had its roots in living up to some man-made tradition or rule that does not protect people, but instead diminishes them. God’s commands are for...

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Lose The Religion

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 6:1a Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. O-bservation: During His "Sermon On The Mount," Jesus said, "Don't practice your righteousness in front of others so they can observe the act." In other words, "Lose The Religion." A-pplication: Any outward show, that is a show of righteousness to be seen by others, is really a religious act. Jesus always viewed religion as something that separated people from, not drew people to, GOD. He preached against and railed against the religious acts of the Pharisees in His day....

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When Religious History Rebels Against Faith

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Romans 9:30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith. O-bservation: Remember that in the Old and New Testament tradition, the Jewish people looked condescendingly towards the Gentiles, or better said, anyone who wasn’t Jewish. At that time, they lived as though they were better than anyone. They came by this naturally since they knew they were the chosen of the Lord. Yet with the coming of Jesus, the old way of working for your religion was no longer what God...

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RELIGION

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Mark 7:8 You have let go of the commands of God and are holding on to human traditions. O-bservation: Once again the Pharisees had pulled Jesus into one of their debates. Their debates always concerned themselves with “RELIGION.” Jesus said, “You have left the commands of God and are clinging to your religious traditions.” A-pplication: Following the Lord’s commands pleases God, while following the traditions of humanity pleases humanity. “RELIGION” has always had its roots in living up to some man-made tradition or rule that does not protect people, but instead diminishes them. God’s commands are for...

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Lose The Religion

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Matthew 6:1a Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. O-bservation: During His "Sermon On The Mount," Jesus said, "Don't practice your righteousness in front of others so they can observe the act." In other words, "Lose The Religion." A-pplication: Any outward show, that is a show of righteousness to be seen by others, is really a religious act. Jesus always viewed religion as something that separated people from, not drew people to, GOD. He preached against and railed against the religious acts of the Pharisees in His day....

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