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Did Jesus give in to political pressure by paying the temple tax as recorded in Matthew 17? Jesus gave an explanation in his answer; Matthew 17:27a Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them... This principle we can see also given by Paul; Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. The instruction ...


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Do we know anything more about the structure of typical prayers in the liturgy of the Second Temple period? I am not so sure the word "liturgy" would be appropriate. We do have a record that there was public prayer as almost a performance similar to what is recorded in Luke 18. Matthew 6:5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites ...


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Did Jesus have the legal authority to cleanse the temple? Luke 19:46 Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves. Jesus had the legal right of ownership. However, no one in power would recognize this. People obeyed Roman law because they knew if they didn't they would be killed. In the ...



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