The Jesus of John: Lover of Men and Women "When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time, he said to him, 'Do you want to be healed?'" (John 5:6).
I should like this evening to speak about the Jesus of John and concentrate on his presentation of Jesus as a lover of men and women, of women and men.
We shall begin by putting b ...read
The Jesus of Luke: A Man of Prayer "He was praying in a certain place, and when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, 'Lord, teach us to pray"' (Luke 11:1).
I should like to speak this evening about The Jesus of Luke: A Man of Prayer. First of all, we shall consider some facets of the church's classic confession about Jesus, namely that ...read
The Jesus of Mark: A Worker of Miracles "Which is easier to say to the paralytic, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise, take up your pallet and walk'?" (Mark 2:9)
As far as we can best determine, the earliest writings in what is now the New Testament are Paul's Letters. The first of them precede the Gospel of Mark by perhaps 15 years, althou ...read
The Jesus of Matthew: A Prophet "Herod feared the people, because they held Jesus to be a prophet." (Matt. 14:5, RSV).
I have three words of introduction.
Many times the scripture I shall cite In the course of these lectures will be from the first edition of the Revised Standard Version, which I have been using regular ...read