World-renowned New Testament scholar Bruce examines 70 sayings that are hard to understand or apply and clears away the difficulties that keep modern. F. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with the real. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the.
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There are some hard sayings of jesus f.f.bruce nuggets and some dry interpretations. Evident in each chapter is Bruce’s keen evangelical scholarship and pastoral insight. I confess I wasn’t always sure from some of the chapters whether Bruce wasn’t giving too much ground to liberal scholars in his interpretation of these sayings, but generally he tackles them head on and gives useful insight into the difficulties they present and how we might understand them.
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Why would Jesus who taught peace and non-violence contradict himself and do such a thing? The western church has hard sayings of jesus f.f.bruce lost its right to speak to issues concerning sexuality since it has looked the other way when professing Christians divorce without biblical warrant.
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Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the hard sayings of jesus f.f.bruce they make on us are only too clear. Our culture is paradoxically obsessed with perfection, as is evidenced by the rise of near cult-like gym and fitness followings, while also eschewing perfection and condemning it as an expression of self-righteousness and hypocrisy.
How are we hard sayings of jesus f.f.bruce understand Jesus’ stateme How many of us have ever read one of Jesus’ sayings in the Gospels and said, “I wonder what that means? World-renowned New Testament scholar Bruce examines 70 sayings that are hard to understand or apply and clears away the difficulties that keep modern readers from grappling with the real challenge of Jesus’ message. Paperbackpages.
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From a personal level, this book helped me understand some of the teachings of Christ that I myself struggled with. We know this because when Peter actually follows the command literally he is rebuked by Jesus. To ask other readers questions jessu Hard Sayings of Jesusplease sign up.
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