A serpent has entered the garden and is mocking God and man. Who will drive it out of the garden and crush its head? One king won’t, another king will temporarily, and the True King does ultimately and completely.
The Pharisees claimed that the yoke of the law was a blessing, but Jesus taught that the ‘tradition of the elders’ was burdensome and crushing. At the end of Matthew 11 Jesus invited people to forsake their devotion to the traditional understanding of the law and to instead ‘take His yoke upon them and find […]