Reverend Dann Cecil, Pastor

Matthew 24:15-27

Dann Cecil Matthew 24:15-37  “So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.  Let the one who is on the housetop not go down to take what is in his house,…

Unethical Ethics

Dann Cecil Matthew 23:16-24 Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘If anyone swears by the temple, it is nothing, but if anyone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound by his oath.’ You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that has made the gold sacred? And…

Matthew 23:13-15

Dann Cecil Matthew 23:13-15 But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte,…

Hypocrites Unmasked

Dann Cecil Matthew 23:1-12 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do.  For they preach, but do not practice.  They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on…

David’s Son and Lord

Dann Cecil Matthew 22:41-46 Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question saying, “What do you think about the Christ?  Whose son is He?”  They said to him, “The son of David.”  He said to them, “How is it then that David, in the Spirit, calls Him Lord saying, “The Lord…

The Greatest Commandment

Dann Cecil Matthew 22:34-40 THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together.  And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him.  “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?”  And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God…