John 11 (winter, AD 29) The calendar was about to turn from AD 29, to AD 30 – in the spring of which Jesus was murdered. This passage shows us the power of Jesus over death. And it’s no accident of narrative that the response to Jesus’ demonstration of his power over death was to … More Day 90: Jesus raised a dead man to life – let’s kill him!
Mark 7:24-37 (AD 29)\ There was a seeming contradiction in Jesus’ ministry. Aspects of his work that seemed in conflict with each other. On the one hand, he came to preach, teach, heal, save, and generally be about the gathering of the lost sheep of Israel to be saved for their Father in heaven. For … More Day 56: In search of unfamous fame
John 6:22-7:1 (spring, AD 29) In Part Two, we looked at three reasons that contribute to our knowing that Jesus was being metaphorical in John chapter six about eating his body and blood. Here are another eight reasons: Eucharist is never coupled with repentance and faith in Scripture as being part of salvation. Elsewhere in … More Day 55: Jesus isn’t bread, Part 3