10 Things We Should Know About The Teachings Of Jesus

  1. He spoke in stories, parables and riddles.
  2. He usually answered questions with questions.
  3. Even his most intimate disciples didn’t understand him.
  4. He was frequently frustrated by our inability to comprehend him.
  5. Those in authority who did understand him silenced him.
  6. The rest who understood were marginal and are mostly forgotten.
  7. He didn’t have a scribe write down what he said when he said them.
  8. It wasn’t until years later that Paul et al tried to systematize him.
  9. However, Paul et al didn’t systematize what he said, but his significance.
  10. Church authorities rejected tons of Jesus material according to their theological perspective.

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(found at nakedpastor dot com)

Writing Report December 21, 2016

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