Jesus the Storyteller 3 Reflections of/ on Jesus’ ministry

Reflections of/ on Jesus’ ministry Are all readings equally valid? Relation to course of Jesus ministry The ‘mystery’ of God’s kingdom – cf. The kingdom of heaven is like … (Matt. 13:24, 31, 33, 44, 45, 47) Tares: a reflection of opposition The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in… Read More Jesus the Storyteller 3 Reflections of/ on Jesus’ ministry

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Jesus the Storyteller 2 Interpreting Jesus’ stories

Realist or metaphoric/ symbolic? How much detail? Narrative dimension? Clear or obscure? Timeless or specific to context – single or multiple readings? Are al readings equally valid Metaphor or realist? – the rebellious tenants Traditional Vineyard: Israel Father/ owner: God Servants: OT prophets Son: Jesus Result: AD 70 Gentiles replace Israel A recent reading A… Read More Jesus the Storyteller 2 Interpreting Jesus’ stories

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Jesus the Storyteller 1. Stories and their interpretation – two examples – Luke 11 & parables

A narrative turn of mind – Luke 11 Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? (v. 11-12) Any kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and a house divided against itself will fall… Read More Jesus the Storyteller 1. Stories and their interpretation – two examples – Luke 11 & parables

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Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord. (NKJ) Feeling alarm or anxiety I… Read More Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

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Een terugblik op Christadelphianisme en de Broeders in Christus in België

Onze ecclesia Brussel-Leuven bestaat over enkele maanden 10 jaar. Reden om eens terug te blikken zou men kunnen zeggen. Maar reden voor veel vreugde is er nog niet. Voor meerdere jaren waren de Broeders in Christus uit Nederland en Engeland gezamenlijk in verscheidene steden in België folders komen uit delen. Doordat dit echter niets leek… Read More Een terugblik op Christadelphianisme en de Broeders in Christus in België

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