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The so-called “teachers of the law” did not teach God’s word correctly. We too need watch that we listen to teachers who teach the Scriptures correctly.

BibleGateway: Mark 12:35-40

ESV Text: Mark 12:35-40

KJV Text: Mark 12:35-40

The section starts at about 4:39 and ends at about 5:28

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     35 And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple, How say the scribes that Christ is the son of David? 36 For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool. 37 David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly. 38 And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, 39 And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts: 40 Which devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 641 :
One Thy Light, the Temple Filling — Organ Audio

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1. One Thy Light, the Temple filling,
Holy, Holy, Holy, Three!
Meanest men and brightest angels
Wait alike the word from Thee;
Highest musings, lowliest worship,
Must their preparation be.

2. Now Thou speakest,–hear we trembling,–
From the glory comes a voice,
Who accepts the Almighty’s mission?
Who will make Christ’s work his choice?
Who for us proclaim to sinners,
Turn, believe, endure, rejoice?

3. Here are we, Redeemer, send us!
But because Thy work is fire,
And our lips unclean and earthly,
Breathe no breath of high desire,
Send Thy seraph from the altar,
Veiled, but in his bright attire.

4. Cause him, Lord, to fly full swiftly
With the mystic coal in hand,
Sin-consuming, soul-transforming,
Faith and love will understand.
Touch our lips, Thou wondrous Mercy,
With Thine own keen healing brand.

5. Thou didst come that fire to kindle;
Fain would we Thy torches prove,
Far and wide Thy beacons lighting
With the undying spark of love.
Only feed our flame, we pray Thee,
With Thy breathings from above.

6. Now to God, the soul’s Creator,
To His Word and Wisdom sure,
To His all-enlightening Spirit,
Patron of the frail and poor,
Three in One, be praise and glory
Here and while the heavens endure.