Seeming to Have

From him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have Luk 8:18 Not Hypocrisy but Self-DeceptionYou will observe that when our Lord speaks of the man who seems to have, He is not referring to the hypocrite. Our Lord poured out the vials of His wrath upon the hypocrite, but it is not … Continue reading Seeming to Have

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