Contributed by Jason Smith on Sep 11, 2013
Jesus says, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God the things that are God's" (Matt 22:21). Most sermons on this verse deal with the first part of this verse, but what does the second part mean? What does it mean to render to God?
MAIN TEXT: Matt 22:15-22 (parallels in Mark 12:13–17 and Luke 20:20–26)
The Jews were desperately seeking to discredit Jesus, because within the context, He was speaking parables against them. They would stop at nothing to do so. Within the context of this verse, various groups ask