Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:1-2)

The cat and mouse game continues.   The Herodians are the political supporters of Herod, the regional governor. Ordinarily, they observe an uneasy truce with the Jewish religious leaders. But both groups are now allied against Jesus, whom they fear will incite a rebellion against Rome. So the Herodians approach Christ, pandering to his sense […]

Mark 11:27 They arrived again in Jerusalem, and while Jesus was walking in the temple courts, the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders came to him. 28 “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you authority to do this?”   These Jewish leaders ask the […]