Sunday Sermon Quotes: "Near, But Not In"

“Jesus demonstrates his messianic authority by declaring who is on the threshold of the kingdom of God, which is present not in the Torah but himself.” James Edwards

“Both the question and the presupposition stem from a piety of human achievement, supported by the scribal interpretation of the biblical mandates.” William Lane

“God’s wholehearted love, must not be answered in a halfhearted manner.” William Hendrikson

“The stage is being set for the final act.” Donald English

“Plan A has now failed. If they are ever going to arrest Jesus, they will need a new plan. Plan B will fall into their lap in a couple of days, when Judas, one of the twelve, comes to them offering to betray Jesus.” Peter Bolt