Tag Archive: Jesus

Feb 05

Was Jesus Rich?

2 Corinthians 8:9 (NRSV) “For you know the generous act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.” The promoters of prosperity theology teach that Jesus was rich. Doesn’t 2 Cor 8:9 say as much? Phil Pringle re-worded the …

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Dec 31

Looking for a Sign from God

At the start of the new year I thought it would be nice to ask God for a sign, a prophetic word or a vision for the year ahead. I thought it showed respect and appreciation for God’s input. “What am I to do to further Your kingdom?” I prayed. I fasted for several hours. …

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Jan 26

The Parable of the Wicked Tenants

Exegesis_Mk12_revised  Download this essay about a parable of Jesus in Mark 12:1-12 which raises a number of issues of interpretation.

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