A Minimalist Take of a Few of Jesus’ “I AM” Statements

A type of graphic design that is somewhat popular today is called “minimalism.” I decided to try it out with a few of Jesus’ I AM statements. Can you guess which ones they are?

In the book of Luke, Luke uses the Greek word  δεῖ fourteen times. The word generally means “it is necessary” or that something “must” happen. Here I have a visual sample of three uses of the word  δεῖ. As you can see it can be a positive thing (preaching the kingdom), a negative (suffering andContinue reading

Jesus’ Understanding of God’s Will in the Book of Luke

When Luke speaks of the will of God, he uses the word δεῖ. It is found 101 times in the New Testament. Luke uses it 41 times in Luke-Acts, with 14 of those occurrences being found in Luke. This word is typically understood as being translated “it is necessary” or that something “must” happen. Luke’sContinue reading “Jesus’ Understanding of God’s Will in the Book of Luke”