Respectable Sin

Ye are like unto whited sepulchres Mat 23:27 The Jewish BackgroundThe imagery of this denunciation would appeal powerfully to a Jewish audience. These whited sepulchres, gleaming in the sun, were a familiar feature in the landscape. You are not to think of them as separate buildings, like the mausoleums of the Romans. They were just … Continue reading Respectable Sin

Respectable Sin

Ye are like unto whited sepulchres — Mat_23:27 The Jewish Background The imagery of this denunciation would appeal powerfully to a Jewish audience. These whited sepulchres, gleaming in the sun, were a familiar feature in the landscape. You are not to think of them as separate buildings, like the mausoleums of the Romans. They were … Continue reading Respectable Sin