I Read the New Testament

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    I struggle with it though.

    My academic training as a critical, analytical New Testament scholar keeps kicking in. The only time I can get spiritual or devotional meaning from the text is when I think about how I'd preach it. For spirituality I have to turn to the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, some other...
    bookishlutheran bookishlutheran
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    Feb 15

    Innovation In The "new Covenant"

    The innovative terms of the “new covenant” (Jer. 31: 31-34), as amended (Luke 2: 23-32) and sealed in Christ’s death on the cross (Matt. 26: 26-29), allow for downright inspiration of peoples rather than even more scriptures. Whatever have we done?
    Ethiopian Ethiopian
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    Jan 23, 2013
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