New Testament Wisdom For Everyone by Tom Wright Series: ...For Everyone Also in this series: Job for Everyone Published by SPCK Publishing on April 2013 Genres: Biblical Studies, Commentary Pages: 160 Format: Paperback To follow Jesus we have to learn to think inside out, in looking-glass fashion: what the world counts as great is foolishness, and what the world counts as folly is the true wisdom. Cling on to your life and you’ll lose it; give everything you’ve got to following Jesus, including life itself, and you’ll win it. In every generation there are, it seems, a few people who…
In Mark 4: 35-41, we see Jesus command power over creation when he calms a storm. Whilst this echoes that of creation and of the rescue of the Israelites in the Old Testament, what seems most interesting is the reaction of the disciples. Do we ever react the same way? This is where we began with our discussion at Small Group this week, as part of the Big Read 2012 Lent Course on Mark’s Gospel, with Tom Wright.
On Tuesday, mine and Megan’s small/house group at church started the Big Bible Project’s Big Read 2012. The course is a Lent course designed to look at Jesus in depth throughout the period of Lent. Some of the posts that I will be writing throughout the period of Lent will be reflections on some of the things that our small group discussed.
So, my last post was a book review on ‘Lent For Everyone, Mark Year B’ By Tom Wright. If you haven’t already, I encourage you to read the review, which you can find here. But now, I want to draw your attention to Lent itself. Yes, it doesn’t feel that long since it was Christmas, but Lent is upon us! And we only have one Sunday left to advertise and share with our churches what we plan to do throughout the period of Lent. Well, I have an idea for you, which I seriously think you should consider and take…
Lent is on it’s way! And in preparation for that, SPCK Publishing have asked me to review this book by none other than Tom Wright. I’ve recently reviewed another recent book by him called ‘Simply Jesus’, and if you’re interested in that then please see my review in the ‘library’ on my blog. But, back to the matter in hand: Lent for Everyone, Mark: Year B, is a book that
Another book review on ‘Simply Jesus by Tom Wright (Formally published as N T Wright). SPCK are very kind to me and allow me to review their books, which is pretty darn amazing! So, why not have a look at my review.
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