The Hard Sayings of Jesus. Front Cover. F. F. Bruce. Hodder & Stoughton, – Jesus Christ – Teachings – Expositions – pages. these questions, they wouldn’t be hard sayings. What F. F. Bruce wrote in his introduction to The Hard Sayings of Jesus can likely be said of nearly all the difficult. World-renowned New Testament scholar Bruce examines 70 sayings that are hard to understand or apply and clears away the difficulties that keep modern.
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In the same context when the disciples asked who can be saved Jesus reminded them that they gave up everything to follow him.
This is likely a localized, or conditional requirement for Jesus for that particular young man. Home Apologetics 7 Hard Sayings of Jesus.
Hard Sayings of Jesus by F.F. Bruce
Again, Bruce cleared up this matter very well in that the swords are not literal, but a figurative cf of what the disciples will soon experience. Let the Dead Bury the Dead Matthew 8: Why would Jesus who taught peace and non-violence contradict himself and do such a thing? Let me drive off in jesue Lexus to the house I own and watch my big screen 4k TV with my surround sound while I eat this delicious steak and check my retirement accounts with my brand new smartphone.
Or the cry of dereliction “My God! Perhaps the church needs to repent of its loosening the bonds hard sayings of jesus ff bruce marriage.
Reading the Bible with the Dead: The western church has seemingly lost its right to speak to issues concerning sexuality since it has looked the other way when professing Christians divorce without biblical warrant.
It would be difficult to reconcile this advice about buying a sword with jesis admonitions at other times where he advised against using violence.
I believe this temptation is all too real for many families today. Sign in or create an account. The Book of Isaiah Ch. Paperbackpages.
However, Jesus also employed the use of literal teachings absent of any illustrations or allegory, proclaiming truths for all of us to live by that are pertinent to us today. Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible John W. Sep 14, Justin rated it liked it Shelves: Evident in each chapter is Bruce’s keen evangelical scholarship and pastoral insight.
A short but very hard sayings of jesus ff bruce book about the hard sayings of Jesus in the Gospels.
Hard Sayings of Jesus
Virginia rated it really liked it Jul 30, Dave Lloyd rated it it was amazing May 16, From a personal level, this book helped me understand some of the teachings of Christ that I myself struggled with.
There are no discussion topics on hard sayings of jesus ff bruce book yet. Lists with This Book. Be generous as God is in the way you relate to your enemies. Brad Keena rated it it was amazing Feb 21, All of His teachings make b Many of those who listened to Jesus during His earthly ministry and those who read His words in the Gospels today find many of His teachings hard to understand and difficult to live by.
Emmanuel Onyemaobi rated it it was amazing May 09, We know this because when Peter actually follows the saylngs literally he is rebuked by Jesus. Apr 08, Ian Rees rated it liked it Shelves: Is this not also modeled in the early church in Acts 2 and 4?
The Hard Sayings of Jesus
Whatever the particular challenge for us, Scripture teaches that Christian virtue does consistently require extravagant giving to those in need.
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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Many of those who listened to Jesus during His earthly ministry and those who read His words in the Gospels today find many of His teachings hard to understand and difficult to live by.