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“You pore over the Scriptures because you presume that by them you possess eternal life. These are the very words that testify about Me,yet you refuse to come to me to have life.” John 5:39,40.
The religious Jews who opposed Jesus had so prided themselves in their knowledge about God, that they thought that knowing about God was the only way for God to be known in this life. In other words, they saw the Law, (knowing as much as you could about right and wrong), as the culmination of knowing God. They saw doing good as knowing God. They saw knowing right from wrong as knowing God. The result was, with their focus so fixed on themselves, they effectively blinded themselves to God’s presence right with them; Christ. (Rom.10:1-3)
Even today, the more a Christian has been brought up under a Law-based, Old Covenant way of thinking of…
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