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Jesus tells the parable of the servants and the minas for two reasons. First, the Jews expected the kingdom of God to appear immediately. Secondly, because he was nearing Jerusalem. What do either of these things have to do with his approach to Jerusalem? That this is how Luke transitions from the story of Zacchaeus… Continue reading Luke 19:11-17: Eschatological Minas
For those of you who have missed me on a regular podcast, check me out on “Into a Larger World”, a Star Wars literature podcast.
It is a mistake to isolate Luke 15 from the rest of the pericope of Luke 15:1-17:10. This post is a brief look at the entirety of the passage, taking a birds’ eye view to see the advantage of reading the story in a single reading. By reading all of this passage in context, the… Continue reading Luke 15:1-17:10
#MynockMonday is a new fan led initiative, examing the role of consumerism in Star Wars and learning ways to be fans without spending money. In the name of inclusivity, fandom, belonging, and Star Wars should not break the bank. Here, I wanted to be candid in examining the role money plays in my fandom.
Hezekiah’s Passover in 2 Chronicles 30 provides a backdrop of Jesus’ parable of the wedding feast in Matthew 22.
After a lengthy genealogy (a commentary in and of itself, for a future time), the Chronicler starts with a description of the fall of Saul. Why devote a short section to Saul rather than beginning with God’s true king, David?