Rose colored glasses

I just started reading Francis Chan‘s Forgotten God. As a nice prequel he has great warning about the difference between two words: exegesis and eisegesis. Exegesis is extracting from the text the meaning. Eisegesis when we bring into the text what we think it means. The first can be scary because we must adjust to … Continue reading

Better to not have Jesus

Yep that’s what Jesus told his followers. It is better that you not have me around. “But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away.” John 16:7 NIV How the disciples must have been straining to figure this one out. Better that Jesus be gone? …better without him? … Continue reading