27
Jul
04

the message on crack

why i love eugene peterson ::.
i love eugene peterson…really i do. and i appreciate his work on the message because he addresses questions of what/who is this book really for especially for seminarians losing their minds in greek and hebrew.

however, there are just some passages in there that just crack me up or just sounds like it’s on crack. here are just a few that i’ve come across recently ::

Keep up your reputation, GOD;
Forgive my bad life; It’s been a very bad life. [psalm 25:11]

He also healed people of their diseases and of the bad effects of their bad lives. [matthew 4:23]

Jesus asked him, “Tell me your name.”
He replied, “My name is Mob. I’m a rioting mob.” [mark 5:9]

of course there are some very insightful and vivid passages:
Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults–unless, of course, you want the same treatment. That critical spirit has a way of boomeranging. It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbor’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on your own. [matthew 7:1]

so with that i’ll stop now

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