This summer in Deeper, we completed a series called “On The Mountain” where we talked about one of the most impactful sermons of Jesus’ ministry, the Sermon on the Mount. One of the things that we learned during this series was the point behind the points that Jesus was making. With every phrase Jesus dissected and cut away at the religion of the Pharisees. While they were teachers of Jewish law, they had missed the point of everything, and in doing so they had missed their messiah. They made serving God about themselves, they were judgmental and harsh, they left no hope for people to truly love and serve God. Which is why they didn’t recognize God at all when He was right in front of them.
In the beginning