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Who Says?

Have you ever known someone who just did not have a clue? I mean someone who seemed totally oblivious to any kind of sense whatsoever. My Papaw used to say that they had no more sense than God gave a screwdriver. It is sad really, that there are people who, no matter how many times you explain something, they either argue with you endlessly debating “the facts,” or look at as if you just grew a second head.
Well, did you know that the same thing happened to Jesus? Jesus went about teaching and preaching, and healing people of all kinds of things (even death) and there were some who wondered aloud about the “authority” He had to do those things. They asked “why do heal on the Sabbath day?” They enquired why this and why that, and who do you think you are?

There was one time in particular,


27They arrived again in Jerusalem, and while Jesus was walking in the temple courts, the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders came to him. 28"By what authority are you doing these…