How did Yeshua (Jesus) approach the subject of divorce, according to Mark and Matthew, and why is it so difficult for the rich to enter the Kingdom?
What has Genevieve been doing during her visits with Alyssa that she’s keeping from Leah?
Josh Calhoun has seen enough fighting to last a lifetime, but how will he react to seeing Atlanta burn?
After their meeting with Barbara, Genevieve asks Leah if they can stop by the cemetery where Jean-Claude’s remains are to see about having Rosalind’s ashes interred there. After speaking to the staff, they decide to have an impromptu memorial service for her the following Tuesday. Leah gets a hotel room for them and sends out … Continue reading Worthy, Leah & Genevieve at MIT
31 August 2021: Warner Robins, Georgia.
Genevieve bounces around the living room of her cousin’s house while Rosalind talks to Barbara. She was excited to meet Lenora, Barbara’s daughter, and wishes she could be outside with her, but her mother wanted them to stay together. The house smells like cinnamon, and Genevieve hopes there will be cookies. Though she’s exploring, she … Continue reading Worthy: Genevieve Visits Barbara
Abigail sits outside Starbuck’s at Colony Square with a large coffee. Her phone rings. “Contact has been made,” Genevieve says. “Wonderful. What’s she like?” “She’s about how we expected she’d be. I met Alyssa, too.” “Alyssa was there? Did you have the desired effect on them both?” “Oh yeah. They both looked like Hamlet seeing … Continue reading Worthy, Abigail & Genevieve
The Greatest In both Gospels, the Disciples ask Yeshua who’ll be greatest. As is usual, Matthew puts a slightly different spin on it than Mark. In Mark, the question is posed in such a way to imply the Disciples are asking which is the greatest among them, but Matthew frames it as the greatest in … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Matthew 18, Mark 9
Many episodes in Mark are repeated in Matthew, who almost always puts his own spin on them. Frequently, Matthew summarizes passages Mark embellishes and expands on topics Mark summarizes. Matthew also mixes and matches stories that are connected in Mark, possibly to obscure when the events are occurring. In addition to not offering a nativity … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Mark 2-5
Recently, on Wednesdays, I’ve been publishing Real Bible Studies but this week, I’m taking a break. This is mainly due to the fact that I’m finishing up a month filled with many twelve hour work days, and I’m just not in a very creative mood right now. Plus, I have another writing project that’s been … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Fatigue