Difficult Sayings in the Gospels
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Difficult Sayings in the Gospels Jesus" Use of Overstatement and Hyperbole by Robert H. Stein

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Published by Baker Publishing Group (MI) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • New Testament Commentary,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • Hyperbole,
  • Teachings

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7847179M
ISBN 100801082625
ISBN 109780801082627
OCLC/WorldCa13109829

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This book is a masterful guide for the minister seeking to preach on difficult texts in the Gospels. This book is also a very accessible and readable guide for the laity as they seek to understand the troubling teachings of Jesus. Tuck blends his scholarship with an ease of understanding that communicates well to a wide audience of believers. Difficult Sayings in the Gospels: Jesus' Use of Overstatement and Hyperbole [Stein, Robert H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Difficult Sayings in the Gospels: Jesus' Use of Overstatement and HyperboleAuthor: Robert H. Stein. Get this from a library! Difficult sayings in the Gospels: Jesus' use of overstatement and hyperbole. [Robert H Stein]. Hard Sayings of Jesus. I recently gave an expository sermon from this most holy book and it speaks with how we deal with sin. The sacrifices and offerings detailed in Leviticus were a means of atonement, or symbols of repentance from sin and obedience to God. I am reading the Gospels now, starting with John and haven’t reached Leviticus.

  Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the demands they make on us are only too clear. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with the real challenge of Jesus' Like his original hearers many people today /5. Get this from a library! Difficult passages in the New Testament: interpreting puzzling texts in the Gospels and Epistles. [Robert H Stein] -- This study constitutes a compilation of the author's previous books treating difficulties in the new Testament: Difficult Passages in the Gospels (), Difficult Sayings in the Gospels (), and. Some of what we read in the Gospels challenges and disturbs us, leaving us uncertain how to understand, apply, or discern the intended meaning. These hard words are more commonly discussed by biblical skeptics, people arguing against the Christian faith, than by pastors or teachers. Yet Jesus’ difficult teachings represent the challenges and expectations he has for those who would follow him.   "Understanding the Difficult Words of Jesus" is a Bible study or Bible backgrounds book. The main part of the book was an argument that Hebrew, not Aramaic, was the "common language" of the Jewish people and the language that Jesus mainly taught in. The authors examined the problems with the Aramaic and Greek theories/5().

  Some of what we read in the Gospels challenges and disturbs us, leaving us uncertain how to understand, apply, or discern the intended meaning. These hard words are more commonly discussed by biblical skeptics, people arguing against the Christian faith, than by pastors or Author: William Powell Tuck.   No saying of Jesus in the gospels is ‘easy.’ Our Savior’s commands to love our enemies, turn the other cheek, and forgive those who wrong us seventy seven times are challenging, to say the least. But there are some statements of our Lord that are particularly difficult, seemingly defying our ability to fathom them, much [ ].   These bizarre statements are two of the sayings of Jesus found in the Gospel of Gospel of Thomas is a non-canonical collection of the sayings of Jesus reputed to have been dictated to the apostle Thomas. In “The Gospel of Thomas: Jesus Said What?” in the July/August issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, New Testament scholar Simon Gathercole examines what . A: The four New Testament gospels are examples of narrative gospels, as they tell a narrative, or story, about the life and mission of Jesus. A sayings gospel is one that contains little or no.