Church, Ecclesiology (Church), Eschatology, History

Straddling Realities

Yochanan b. Zecharyah was a Jewish teacher and prophet known to the Christian world as John the Baptist. In the gospel of Luke, he is Jesus of Nazareth's second cousin and the son of a Jewish priest. Appearing at the beginning of all four gospels and described as the "forerunner" of the Messiah and the… Continue reading Straddling Realities

Series, The Sermon on the Mount

The Kingdom

Before we can talk about The Sermon, you need to hear it. Don't just read it in your head, like an intellectual exercise. This kind of reading is entirely a Western thing, and I'm not sure it is an entirely good thing. Remember that Jesus spoke this, and it burned into the memory of the… Continue reading The Kingdom