Did You Know? (Sunday, November 10, 2019)

Jesus had many run-ins with Pharisees, especially about the hypocrisy of some. Because of this, “pharisaical” has come to mean hypocritical or sanctimonious. However, the original impulse of the Pharisees was noble: To follow and obey God’s Law in every area of life. Unfortunately, this led to a dry and arrogant legalism in some.

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