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Archive for February 27th, 2013

Besetting PRIDE

 

 

Christ died to remove all sin,

 

 

That without, carnality within.

 

 

High on the list for why He died

 

 

Is to remove besetting P-R-I-D-E.

– eab, 7/19/12

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Our society, as we eat junk food

 

& do not get enough exercise –

 

we need more doctors.

 

 

Our churches, as we have junk theology

 

& lack prayer exercise –

 

we “need” more “doctors.”

– eab, 2/24/10 

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Translation Trouble – MAR 10.21           

AV “Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come,  take up the cross,  and follow me.”

ASV – And Jesus looking upon him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come _______ follow me. 

 

Why is “the cross” omitted? –

does the cross make some people “cross.”

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