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WHAT WILL WE LOOK LIKE IN HEAVEN?
I Corinthians 15:20-28
If you'll open your Bibles please to I Corinthians chapter 15, we'll
consider this morning beginning with the twentieth verse and we'll go
through the twenty-eighth verse, I Corinthians 15:20-28. But prior to
that, you might want to keep a marking there. We're going to look at
Matthew chapter 22. Matthew 22 beginning with verse 23 is where we'll
begin. Let's go to the Lord in prayer together.
Father, still us in thy presence. Prepare our hearts for the clear
presentation of thy word. Push out all the debris and all the conflicts
and all the things that would keep us from concentrating upon thy truth.
0, Lord, we pray once again that You would speak and let me get out of
the way so that thy word and thy holy and divine message might not only
be heard but may it be received and understood and incorporated into our
living. Father, we're here to hear from Thee and to do business with
Thee in our lives. Speak to us we pray. In Jesus' name, amen.
In Matthew 22, Jesus is questioned by the Pharisees and He's questioned
by the Sadducees. Now, we hear many times the expression that that
person is a modern day Pharisee. And that's a derogatory word. A
Pharisee is someone who is super pious, someone who is legalistic and we
say, "That person, I don't like them, they are pharisetical in their
approach. But the truth of the matter is, I've never heard anyone
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called a modern day Sadducee. And there are more Sadducees around today
than there are Pharisees around.
A Pharisee was a conservative. They kept ever bit of the law in great
detail. They were very l ...
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