Gospel of Mark Chapter 12:13-17, 28-34 Antique Commentary Quotes

Catena Aurea Mar 12:13-16 Bede: The Chief Priests though they sought to take Him, feared the multitude, and therefore they endeavored to effect what they could not do of themselves, by means of earthly powers, that they might themselves appear to be guiltless of His death.And therefore it is said, "And they send unto Him … Continue reading Gospel of Mark Chapter 12:13-17, 28-34 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Mark Chapter 10:32-45 Antique Commentary Quotes

Catena Aurea Mar 10:32-34 Bede: The disciples remembered the discourse in which the Lord had foretold that He was about to suffer many things from the chief priests and scribes, and therefore in going up to Jerusalem, they were amazed. And this is what is meant, when it is said, "And they were in the … Continue reading Gospel of Mark Chapter 10:32-45 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Mark Chapter 9:33-43, 47-50 Sunday School Notes

These are some of my notes for Sunday, January 24, 2010 in the Lifeway Explore the Bible Series. Books referenced in these notes are: 1. Gospel of Mark: New International Greek Testament Commentary by R.T. France 2. Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary by Ben Witherington III Mark 9:33-37 Jesus has lead His disciples on … Continue reading Gospel of Mark Chapter 9:33-43, 47-50 Sunday School Notes

Trijicon, Scripture, Violence and Christianity

Jim West noted this ABC news story, and Joel aka Polycarp took exception to Jim's take here. I find the association of Christianity and violence, by professed Christians at least, a little strange. Whenever I hear these sorts of things I am reminded of the rabbinic story about the goings on in heaven during the … Continue reading Trijicon, Scripture, Violence and Christianity

Gospel of Mark Chapter 9:33-43, 47-50 Antique Commentary Quotes

Catena Aurea Mar 9:33-37 Pseudo-Jerome: Capernaum means the city of consolation, and agrees with the former sentence, which He had spoken: "And after that He is killed, He shall arise the third day." There follows: "And being in the house He asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way? But … Continue reading Gospel of Mark Chapter 9:33-43, 47-50 Antique Commentary Quotes

Arminians, Calvinists, together again….

I seem to recall Charles Spurgeon joking about expecting to find his library in complete chaos one morning because he shelved Adam Clarke together with John Gill. I just looked at my pastor's twitter account and see he follows Ergun Caner AND  Al Mohler. There's electronics that will be a smoking ruin, on the same … Continue reading Arminians, Calvinists, together again….

Gospel of Mark 3:3-5; 5:25-43; 10:13-16 Sunday School Notes

These are some of my notes for Sunday, January 17, 2010, in the Lifeway Explore the Bible series. Books referenced in these notes are: 1. Gospel of Mark: New International Greek Testament Commentary by R.T. France 2. NET Bible from Bible dot org, also available from CBD and electronically here 3. Daily Study Bible: Gospel … Continue reading Gospel of Mark 3:3-5; 5:25-43; 10:13-16 Sunday School Notes

Gospel of Mark 3:3-5; 5:25-43; 10:13-16 Antique Commentary Quotes

CATENA AUREA Mark 3:3-5 Theophylact: After confounding the Jews, who had blamed His disciples, for pulling the ears of corn on the sabbath day, by the example of David, the Lord now further bringing them to the truth, works a miracle on the sabbath; shewing that, if it is a pious deed to work miracles … Continue reading Gospel of Mark 3:3-5; 5:25-43; 10:13-16 Antique Commentary Quotes

Gospel of Mark 8:11-13, 16-21, 27-33 Sunday School Notes

These are some of my notes for Sunday, January 10, 2010 in the Lifeway Explore the Bible Series. Books referenced in these notes are: 1. Gospel of Mark: New International Greek Testament Commentary by R.T. France 2. NET Bible from Bible dot org, also available from CBD and electronically here 3. Daily Study Bible: Gospel … Continue reading Gospel of Mark 8:11-13, 16-21, 27-33 Sunday School Notes

Genesis 20:6: A Calvinist Prooftext?

Nick Norelli refers to John Wesley's take on this verse, as an Arminian exemplar. I likewise take the time to post John Calvin's take: Gen 20:3 3.But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night. Here Moses shows that the Lord acted with such gentleness, that in punishing his servant, he yet, as a … Continue reading Genesis 20:6: A Calvinist Prooftext?