jpurssey wrote:How and what we apply to our current situation is still a matter for the leading of the Holy Spirit. And my experience agrees with Paul's that we still see through a glass darkly.
I don't think the parables are just fairy tales constructed for the entertainment of His audience.
Ian wrote:I don’t see much value in discussing whether this actually happened. The story illustrates the point just as forcibly whether it was historical or not.
Keith Sherwood wrote:For when he walked on earth He was still the Son of God in the fullest sense otherwise how could He calm the wind and still the sea or know what was in the heart of man
I think this is a vital point in our estimation of Jesus Christ, He who lay in the arms of Mary did command the star, at the Fathers request by the Spirit that brought the wise men - for there is not an act of God that does not involve the Trinity in their offices
Keith Sherwood wrote:I think you are getting on a high horse and beginning to attack my character.
So my stance is different from yours and based on a different standard, but that does not mean it is narrow minded. I do my best to eliminate my culture and preconceived ideas in my studies
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