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“Humanity”: “A pigsty where liars, hypocrites and the obscene in spirit congregate. ” (G. Moore) Rm. 1 -2; Jn. 13: 34
Correction and Conflict, Mk. 2 14 -17, about social acquaintances 18 -20, about religious traditions Escalation, cf. Mt. 22 -23 21 -22, addressing the Pharisee’s root problem
Mk. 2: 21 -22, addressing the Pharisee’s root problem ➡ These illustrations are about incompatibility of old and new. ➡ Jesus’ teaching was “new” while the Pharisees’ teaching was old. ➡ The application/point is the incompatibility of Jesus’ teaching with the Pharisees themselves. Lk. 5: 39
Mk. 2: 21 -22, addressing the Pharisee’s root problem ➡ Their standard was not Truth but tradition. ➡ Their concern was not the Kingdom but the consequences. Jn. 11: 45 -48 ➡ Their condition was not evidence but what they already knew. Jn. 9: … 24 -34 (Lk. 10: 21, wise/infants) ➡ They did not want His plan but only His power. Jn. 6 ➡ To them He was not a King but a curiosity. (Lk. 23: 8) ➡ They were not convicted of sin but convinced of their own salvation. Lk. 18: 11 -12
Observations ➡ Some people are too righteous for the good of others. ➡ Some people are too religious for their own good. ➡ Some people present arguments but are not in pursuit of the truth.
Applications Our friends. Jn. 15: 14; Mt. 11: 19 Our Traditions.
Chalmers United Church (212 Barrie St. ). “What We Do” chalmersunitedchurch. org “Chalmers is on the thoughtful, liberal edge of the United Church. We honour the Judeo-Christian traditions, interpret the Bible using the best scholarship and insights we can, and try to offer weekly worship that brings some meaning to the world in which we live. Growing in faith is important for us all; we offer a variety of programs for children, youth and adults. Engaging with the community and the world is a part of who we are – we have both ongoing benevolent work and regular mission projects. We offer LIVE AUDIO STREAMING of our Sunday Services, which you can listen to at 10: 30 AM (ET) Sunday morning, every week. Chalmers is an ideal place for a marriage or other significant life events. Baptism is often the way that families connect here and we are glad to have conversation about that important decision. ”
Chalmers United Church (212 Barrie St. ). “What We Do” chalmersunitedchurch. org “We welcome all, including same gender couples and families. The Sacrament of Communion is usually celebrated on the first Sunday of the month. We offer a Sunday Service every Sunday from 10: 30 (ending between 11: 30 and 11: 45) and afterwards you can enjoy refreshment and conversation in Mc. Callum Hall. We are proud to offer our building and technical services for rentals. Our sanctuary has amazing acoustics and an outstanding new sound system; it’s a perfect place for large celebration or meeting. With the large number of rooms, both in Chalmers and in our Church House, we are confident that we can provide the size solution to meet your meeting needs. ”
Applications Our friends. Jn. 15: 14; Mt. 11: 19 Our Traditions. 1 Tm. 5: . . . 16; 1 Co. 11: 17 -22, 33 -34; 4: 1617 Our Conflict. 1 Pe. 3: 21
Bay Ridge Alliance Church (825 Gardiners Rd. ). “What is baptism? ” bayridgealliance. ca “Christian baptism is an event in which a believer makes a public confession that he/she has turned away from sin and is committed, in faith, to Jesus as Saviour and Lord (see Matthew 28: 19; Acts 2: 38; 41; 9: 18; 10: 47 -48; 18: 8; Romans 10: 9). In general, baptism should follow directly on the heels of faith. It is seen by many Christians as the beginning of true discipleship and is often referred to as “a first step of obedience. ” Baptism does not confer salvation because salvation is by faith alone. It is not necessary for salvation; otherwise, the thief on the cross could not have been with Jesus after his death. At BAC, we practice “believer’s baptism. ” We do not baptize those who are not old enough to understand the event and its significance in their lives. The pattern and the language of the New Testament indicate that baptism was done by full immersion, so that is what
Applications Our friends. Jn. 15: 14; Mt. 11: 19 Our Traditions. 1 Tm. 5: . . . 16; 1 Co. 11: 17 -22, 33 -34; 4: 1617 Our Conflict. 1 Pe. 3: 21; Lk. 7: 30; 2 Kg. 5: 9 -14