By Bock, Darrell L.; Zuck, Roy B
"A Biblical Theology of the recent testomony offers clean perception and knowing to theological self-discipline. students from Dallas theological Seminary mix to create this crucial quantity edited by way of Roy B. Zuck. each one contributor seems at divine revelation because it seems chronologically within the New testomony canon, permitting you to witness God's fact because it spread out during the decades"--Jacket.
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By failing to believe Him, the religious leaders failed to obtain forgiveness. Faith then is that invisible disposition of the heart whose visible corollary or outward manifestation is righteousness of life. A good illustration of this interplay between heart and life is found in the way Matthew's gospel calls attention repeatedly to the importance of regard for others, of mercy and compassion, of forgiveness and restoration as a distinguishing mark of one who does God's will. In the Beatitudes, which provide insights into characteristics of a disciple, Jesus referred to blessing for the merciful (5:7) and the peacemakers (v.
He instructed them to make no material provision for themselves (10:9-10), but to rely on the hospitality of those who would receive their ministry (v. 11). Worry about one's welfare is understandable in view of such prospects or circumstances. Yet Jesus' words directed His disciples to be confident in God's knowledgeable care for them (6:31-32), thus freeing them to focus on the object of their calling-the advance of His kingdom and the accomplishment of His will (v. 33; cf. vv. 9-10). The missionary activity of the disciples is the primary focus of the discourse in chapter 10.
In that light, the parable of the hidden treasure and the parable of the pearl are understandable (13:44-46). Eternal life is a treasure of infinite value, a possession worth selling all that one has in order to obtain it (a fact the rich man could not accept). The "knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven" (13:11) which had been given to the disciples thus amounts to a revelation of the truth of the gospel in relation to what God was doing in and through the life of Jesus. When heard and understood, the "message about the kingdom" (13:19) produces fruit in individual lives (v.