By Lesslie Newbigin
Almost immediately earlier than he died in February 1998, Lesslie Newbigin recorded a chain of 8 15-minute talks, pitched at a favored point and entitled "A stroll throughout the Bible". This quantity collects the 8 talks.
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This is a Aramaic word expressing the deepest possible intimacy between a child and its father. The Gospels, as we know, were written in Greek, the public language of the time. Why then do the writers go out of the way to keep this Aramaic word? Surely it was because they could never forget the actual sound of this word on the lips of Jesus. It was the word that characteristically expressed his relationship to his father. And we can affirm, I think confidently, that in those hidden years, Jesus was both engaged in the profound study of the Scriptures and that he knew God as his father in the most intimate possible way.
Naturally also the authorities in Jerusalem are worried, and so they send scouts to find out what is going on, to listen to Jesus and discover whether in fact he is really a trouble maker. html[21/04/11 12:58:23 PM] next page > page_58 < previous page page_58 next page > Page 58 And so Jesus has to use coded language in his teaching, he speaks in parables so that the scouts from Jerusalem cannot pick up his words and use them as a basis for an arrest. But on the other hand those with ears to hear will be able to understand.
It is not a new philosophy. It is the person of Jesus. And to know what God's kingly rule is, one must believe in Jesus and come with him. Well this sets the whole of Galilee tingling with excitement. People follow him, but people are also perplexed: 'What is this kingdom? ' They follow but they question, and they are puzzled. And in the next chapter we will try to show how Jesus taught and manifested the reign of God in his own ministry. html[21/04/11 12:58:22 PM] next page > page_57 < previous page page_57 next page > Page 57 We have arrived at the point where Jesus has come into Galilee announcing that the kingdom of God has come.
A Walk Through the Bible by Lesslie Newbigin