It often seems easier to break passages down for personalized application in study. We might be missing a sweeping landscape if we do. New Testament writers often use characters in ‘episodes’ to illustrate something about the larger picture of Jesus and the Kingdom of God. We tend to assume those characters are the focus.
<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/31700217″>The Whole Sweep of Scripture, by N.T. Wright.</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/realityadorn”>Reality Adorn</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>