Daily Archives: March 1, 2016

Nakedness as a Metaphor in Scripture: An introduction

Nakedness in Scripture is actually a fascinating study that very few undertake these days, because it may sound to many like something that appeals to some sort of prurient interest. I can recall vividly the way undergrads reacted when I … Continue reading

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Lord of the Sabbath

Mark 2:23-28 Parallel Texts: Matthew 8:1-8; Luke 6:1-5 Mark has shifted the scene to the countryside. Jesus and the disciples, and apparently some Pharisees, are walking through grain fields on the Sabbath. They are hungry and the disciples pluck a … Continue reading

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You Should be Fasting!

Mark 2:18-22 Parallel Texts: Matthew 9:14-17; Luke 5:33-39 The next scene Mark jumps to is one in which we find both John’s disciples and the Pharisees fasting, while Jesus and His disciples are going on as normal. Curious about this, … Continue reading

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