In “A Life of Purity,” Dallas Bivins writes, “No one could compete with the Pharisees when it comes to pure doctrine. Now a pure heart, that's another issue. Pharisees could scale volumes of regulations while tripping over the law's intentions. Whether he spoke of murder, adultery, or marriage, Jesus challenged the core of their being. He took the known law from the Old Testament and focused it with laser-intensity, right into their heart.”
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Psalm 18:26 (HCSB) “with the pure You prove Yourself pure, but with the crooked You prove Yourself shrewd.”
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