Sermon Decoding – Part 2

Head covering – wearing one, not wearing one, sent all sorts of signals as a culture. Men – head covered said something about your status – Augustus, lead worship, cover your head as a sign of your status, upper-class. upper-class Corinthian men seemed to be covering their heads. It dishonors Christ to exalt themselves above […]

A Question on Divorce

Matthew 19’s first section begins with a question: “Some Pharisees came to him to test him. They asked, β€œIs it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?”” Where did this question come from? It’s actually a question of the interpretation of Deuteronomy 24:1-4 between two well-known rabbis – Hillel […]