F. F. Bruce examines seventy of the hard sayings of Jesus to clear away the cultural and historical difficulties which keep us from grappling with. Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the. The Hard Sayings of Jesus. Front Cover. F. F. Bruce. Hodder & Stoughton, – Jesus Christ – Teachings – Expositions – pages.
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Some sayings are hard because they are difficult to understand, others because the demands they make on us are only too clear. I enjoyed many of the insights Bruce brought to the table.
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