The Disciple And Freed Speech (2)

The book of Proverbs is full of powerful passages about our speech. A good place to begin is in 18:21 where the writer tells us, “The tongue has the power of life and death.” Framing it in such absolute terms gets our attention—but it’s more than that the writer is after. Words can bring deathContinue reading “The Disciple And Freed Speech (2)”

A Textual Question And A Glorious Treasure

There are questions about the how Mark’s gospel concludes. By that, I mean there is a question about whether the material in 16:9-20 are part of the original text or if it was added at some later date. The NIV has this note before v. 9-20: The earliest manuscripts and some other ancient witnesses doContinue reading “A Textual Question And A Glorious Treasure”