F. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the. The Hard Sayings of Jesus. Front Cover. F. F. Bruce. Hodder & Stoughton, – Jesus Christ – Teachings – Expositions – pages.
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Hard Sayings of Jesus
Set up a giveaway. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Like his original hearers sayyings people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. On the whole, lay people should be able to read this with ease, though Bruce does occasionally foray into the world of Biblical criticism.
Hard Sayings of Jesus Jesus Library. Many of those who listened to Jesus during His earthly ministry and those who read His words nesus the Gospels today find many of Jess teachings hard to understand and difficult to live by. Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Unders 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.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Bruce was instrumental in helping me gain a better understanding to some of the more challenging passages found throughout the Gospels, particularly certain teachings of Christ.
All of His teachings make both the hearer and reader think, not only about their own lives, but how they are to live amongst and interact with others. There are some interesting nuggets and some dry interpretations. Whether you are new to the faith or have been a Christian your whole life, Hard Sayings of Jesus will clear up the confusion around difficult or controversial statements that Jesus made during his earthly mission. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
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We are reading this book as part of a Bible study at church. The writer doesn’t spoon feed the answers to the hard questions, but leads you to consider context, other passages, and the overarching nesus of grace God’s love for us as we seek to understand difficult passages.
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Hard Sayings of Jesus by F.F. Bruce
The chapters are usually pages, which makes it suitable as a tool for daily devotional reading. Mari rose rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
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Emmanuel Onyemaobi rated it it was amazing May 09, Hard Sayings of Jesus: Bruce—with a gift for succinctly explaining historical context and rhetorical technique—gives us an invaluable and detailed map through what has, with relative suddenness, become difficult territory for the f.f.bruec reader.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.
His teachings truly were radical. Hendrik rated it liked it Oct 25, 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. All of His teachings make both the hearer and reader think, not only about their own lives, but how they are bard live amongst and interact with others.
So, I would feel comfortable recommending this book to educated laity. It’s a nice book to have as a resource, but it’s not the most exciting read.
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