Climbing the Mount of Olives Part I, Matthew 23

The Church of All Nations, Looking East. Located on the Mount of Olives. Wikimedia Commons Tango 1714.

Matthew 23

1–4: Applying the Covenant on the Mount, for the Crowds

5–12: Establishing Anti-Authority

13 The Seven Woes and Saint* Frank

A white ladder all covered in water in the style of Paul Klee. Midjourney. 8/31/2022.

(14) Devouring Hypocrites, the Eight Woe

Terra cotta comedy mask, worn by a Greek hypocrite (actor).
Ampitheater in Sepphoris, by Carole Raddato.

15 The Fiery Pits of Ben-Hinnom and the Son of My Right Hand

16–22 On Swearing around Seraphs

See Benjamin Sommer’s article on Bible Odyssey here.

23–24 Heavy Camels, Light Gnats

25–26: Blinded by Appearance

27–33 Washing tombs white vs speaking to stones

34–36: The Children of the Nations

33–36: Three Zechariahs in One

37–39: The Prophets are Vindicated by Tears

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Daniel Heck

Daniel Heck

Community Organizer. Enemy Lover. Pastor. Practices honest, serious, loving and fun discourse. (Yes, still just practicing.) Author of According to Folly, etc.