Rethinking Jesus (07) Healer and Exorciser
After his baptism and ‘time out’ in the wilderness, Jesus began his evangelistic mission. He’s said to have drawn crowds, but I think their size is over-rated. The Jewish historian Josephus tells us why Herod Antipas executed John the Baptist : “Now many people came in crowds to John, for they were greatly moved by…
THIS would be a good “fingerprint” for all of us to ‘make our mark’ with on the year ahead – whether religious or non-religious …..
The Gospels (8) ‘Jesus the man’
In the next “sign” in John’s Gospel, we’re dealing again, (in my view), with a further story designed to persuade us that Jesus is the divine, messianic saviour, who has ‘come down’ from God above, with a message and mission to his people. How much is factual and historical is for you to decide. …