Hard Sayings of Jesus has ratings and 11 reviews. Adam said: As our society becomes more and more oriented toward the soundbite and internet chatter. 28 Aug Available in: Paperback. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are. 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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Bruce has helpfully worked through 70 of these hard sayings in the chronological order in which they are found in the Gospels. Or why did He say that whoever says “You fool!
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Theodore Scherer rated it really liked it Dec 30, 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, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jesus taught many things that ran against the grain of society and were counter to the culture of His day. What did Jesus mean when He said, “unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you” Jn 6: Julius Rola rated it did not like it Apr 10, As a part of my ministry serving amongst the Roma people of Albania, I will be conducting Bible studies to non-believers as a tool for evangelism.
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A short but very good book about the hard sayings of Jesus in the Gospels. Benjamin rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Feb 10, Royce Ratterman rated it it was amazing.
Some sayings are hard because they saayings difficult to understand, others because the demands they make on us are only too clear. Jesus often used spiritual allegory, parables, and symbolic illustrations to help teach certain truths to His disciples. It’s a nice book to have as a resource, but it’s not the most exciting read.
Open Preview See a Problem? He made no provisions in offending those who were in authority, and was often found praising those sayinggs were considered the trash heap of society. Zheluo Cai rated it really liked it Feb 12, Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.
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.ff.bruce enjoy the scholars for all the historical and theological nuggets they afford which you won’t find in popular works. Trivia About Hard Sayings of J In covering 70 passages, Bruce only gives a few pages to each, so he rarely pushes deep and he’s not often too surprising.
My God, why have you forsaken me? Tony Ludlow rated it it was ok Jan 10, Oct 13, Adam rated it it was amazing Shelves: There is minimal work with Greek or Aramaic.
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. How many of us have ever read one of F.f.brucee sayings in the Gospels and said, “I wonder what that means?
Return to Book Page. Imparting the truth behind some of ejsus more difficult teachings of Christ to both the non-believers and believers alike will certainly help them truly understand who Jesus is. Hard Sayings of Jesus 4. I can’t imagine studying the gospels without this book.