F. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the. The Hard Sayings of Jesus. Front Cover. F. F. Bruce. Hodder & Stoughton, – Jesus Christ – Teachings – Expositions – pages.
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However, Jesus also employed the use of literal teachings absent of any illustrations or allegory, proclaiming truths for all of us to live by that are pertinent to us today. No trivia or quizzes yet. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the demands they make on us are only too clear. Or the cry of dereliction “My God! Hard Sayings of Jesus.
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It’s a nice book to have as a resource, but it’s not the most exciting read. Bruce—with a gift for succinctly explaining historical context and rhetorical technique—gives us an invaluable and detailed map through what has, with relative suddenness, become difficult territory for the modern reader. I confess I wasn’t always sure from some of the chapters whether Bruce wasn’t giving too much ground to liberal scholars in his interpretation of these sayings, but generally he tackles them head on and gives useful insight into the difficulties they present and how we might understand them.
Emmanuel Onyemaobi rated it it was amazing May 09, From a personal level, this book helped me understand some of the teachings of Christ that I myself struggled with. How are we to understand Jesus’ stateme How many of us have ever read one of Jesus’ sayings in the Gospels and said, “I wonder what that means?
Brad Keena rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages. The Hard Sayings of Jesus F. There are some interesting nuggets and some dry interpretations.
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Tamara C Jones rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Bruce explores many of these difficult teachings and exposits them in gard way which allows the student of the Bible to better understand what Jesus taught on these more difficult subjects. This book of his made a big difference and helped understand things that no other book was able toresolve.
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Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with the real challenge of Jesus’ message. Sep 19, Greg Dill rated it really liked it.
Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring – number rating relates to the book’s contribution to my needs. Hendrik rated it liked it Oct 25, A short but very good book about the hard sayings of Jesus in the Gospels. So, I would feel comfortable recommending this book to educated laity.
Feb 10, Royce Ratterman rated it it was amazing. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard.
All of His teachings make both the hearer and reader hafd, not only about their own lives, but how they are to live amongst and interact with others.