Jesus habit was to teach about the way God intended things to be. He had a huge number of people that always showed up to hear what He had to say. Jesus knew what He was talking about because He didn’t do anything but what He saw and heard from His Father. And like so many times, the religious scholars of the day tested him and tried to trip Him up. They tried and tried but it never worked.
He was educating us about the new plan. The new plan is not the way of Moses or the prophets and the old plan. Much of the old plan was because of the us not God. Jesus had a message of good news and the way it was intended to be all along.
Jesus challenges us to understand the way God wants things in His world (Kingdom). Let’s get moving with God’s goals and his new plan.
Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them.
Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking …
“It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law,” Jesus replied.
“But at the beginning of creation God …” (Mark 10:1-5)