Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 7. “Called But Not Chosen” (Luke 14:1–24) It seems almost unbelievable that Jesus’ open condemnation of the Jews, Herod, and the Pharisees in particular got Him an invitation to dinner at a chief of the Pharisees’ house. The fact that this occurred pretty much shows that the […]
They’re saying we can expect “something big,” a financial meltdown, social chaos, perhaps even the return of Christ—and the keep saying “September 2015”! They sound very persuasive, and even Christians with sound doctrine are asking me if there’s anything to it. Since there is so much alarm and confusion (and so little time!), I have decided to […]
Chris Rosebrough has posted a retraction from the “hand chopping” gaffe of last week. I told him I would post an update to my article on the subject. I want to make clear that, as I understand it, Chris had already been alerted that his statements were untrue and he had already recorded the show […]
There has been considerable debate over the best way to interpret the three-days and three-night language of Matthew 12:40, either as three 24-hour days of exactly 72 hours or parts of three days and three nights. Because you can’t get three full days if the count begins on Friday, some interpreters have argued for a two-Sabbath approach and a crucifixion on Wednesday and a resurrection on Saturday. What does the Bible say?