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The Doers and the Hearers

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Jesus concludes his sermon on the plain by pointing to those who address him saying: “Lord, Lord…” (Luke 6:46). He also concluded his sermon on the mount with people addressing him in the same manner, but in Matthew 7:21-22 Jesus pointed to the false teacher who had done many evil works. In Luke 6:46, on the other hand, Jesus directed his words to disciples who call out to him: “Lord, Lord…” but they don’t act like they want to hear what he says to them. Jesus is asking: What purpose is your cry: “Lord, Lord…”[1] if you have no interest in what I say? If one addresses the Lord, shouldn’t he listen for his reply? This seems to be what Jesus is asking. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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