"The Root of the Pharisees' Resistance to Jesus" | 2020 English Christian Song

"The Root of the Pharisees' Resistance to Jesus" | 2020 English Christian Song

786 |April 1, 2020

Verse 1

Do you wanna know why the Pharisees opposed Jesus?

Do you wanna know what their substance is?

They were full of fantasies about the Messiah,

only believing in His coming, not seeking truth of life.

Till today they’re still waiting for Him,

still not knowing the way of truth or life.

Verse 2

How could such foolish, stubborn

and ignorant people gain God’s blessing?

How could it be possible for them to behold the Messiah?

They opposed Jesus ’cause they didn’t know

the way of truth He spoke,

didn’t understand the Messiah or the Holy Spirit’s work.

Having never seen or been with Him,

they paid empty tributes to His name

while opposing His substance by any means.

Bridge

Disobedient, stubborn, arrogant,

they held stubbornly this belief:

Though profound was His preaching and authority on high,

only if He’s called Messiah were they willing to concede.

But these are ramblings man should ridicule

and label as grandiose fantasies.

Verse 3

God is asking you:

Are you not gonna repeat the Pharisees’ mistakes,

since you do not understand Jesus Christ?

Are you able to discern the way of truth and way of life?

Are you able to follow the work of the Holy Spirit?

Can you guarantee you’ll not oppose Christ?

If no, then you’re on the brink of death, not life.

from Follow the Lamb and Sing New Songs

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