Worship – John 4:21

Where can God be found? “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, yet you |Jews| say that the place to worship is in Jerusalem.” Jesus told her, “Believe Me, woman, an hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You Samaritans worship what you do not know. We… Continue reading Worship – John 4:21

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Persuasion in Mark

The recent essay I had to write for our New Testament 1 course has given me a lot of food for thought*, particularly with regard to the techniques employed by Mark in seeking to persuade us that Jesus is the 'Christ, the Son of God.' Have you ever thought that if you or I set… Continue reading Persuasion in Mark

On having enemies

LORD, lead me in Your righteousness, because of my adversaries; make Your way straight before me. (Psalm 5:8 HCSB) I really think the Psalms come alive when you read them with a Samuel L. Jackson accent - Particularly Psalm 5. I've always felt a little uncomfortable with the idea of giving God a list of… Continue reading On having enemies