The Bible Says It – Does That Settle It?

Take a look at this post by Crystal St. Marie Lewis, offering parallel fictional depictions two very similar-sounding Christian perspectives, separated by a century.

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  • Anonymous

    I don’t know.  In my opinion, Ken kinda flubs the Mark 1:2-3 interpretation – he has Jesus preparing the way in the wilderness.  I just don’t see how you can hold to that in light of the very next passage introducing John as coming from the “wilderness” and proclaiming one who will “follow”. Sounds an awful lot like someone fulfilling the way preparation role to me.

    I’m hoping this doesn’t color my reception of his series.

    • Anonymous

      Oops!  That belonged on another post

  • Scott__F

    I don’t know.  In my opinion, Ken kinda flubs the Mark 1:2-3 interpretation – he has Jesus preparing the way in the wilderness.  I just don’t see how you can hold to that in light of the very next passage introducing John as coming from the “wilderness” and proclaiming one who will “follow”. Sounds an awful lot like someone fulfilling the way preparation role to me.

    I’m hoping this doesn’t color my reception of his series.

    • Scott__F

      Oops!  That belonged on another post