A Sermon in Five from Sunday, Oct. 26 Please read Matthew 22:34-40 (and Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 would be nice!) None of this is new to us. We aren’t at all surprised at Jesus’ answer. In a sense, we grew up knowing this.
The lesson this week is from Matthew 22:34-40 — where Jesus is asked to pick from all the laws (some 600+!) which is the most important. We aren’t really surprised at his answer, and I don’t think His questioners were either.
A Sermon in Five from Sunday, Oct. 19 Please read Matthew 22:15-22 Taxes were high in 1 st century Jerusalem. So we hear anyway. We have no tax receipts we can judge from. But we do know that Rome supported its occupying army by taxing the occupied country exorbitant rates. People like