this question is answered at the waterside

If the gospel stories were preserved in patterns determined by preaching and reinforced by decades of the same, we should expect the gospel sequences to be thematic, not chronological. And this is, in fact, what we find. …Recalling the ancient tradition that Mark’s material came from Peter, we observe the graphic details indicating that thisContinue reading “this question is answered at the waterside”

subtlety and obedience

The Jesus We Missed: The Surprising Truth About the Humanity of Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon (excerpts from chapter 5): By the time the four gospels were composed, it is safe to say that probably nobody was certain of the actual sequence of all the events in Jesus’ life. It was not thought to beContinue reading “subtlety and obedience”