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comment What is Jesus' purpose in asking about Psalm 110?
Have you read Simon Gathercole's The Preexistent Son? I heard him make his case for Mark's high Christology while I was teaching through Mark. It caused me to consider Christ's preexistence and Mark which lead me to look at this passage with new eyes. I haven't read anyone who's argued that Mark was making an intentional connection between the Shema and Psalms 110. I wrote to Gathercole and he thought it was interesting connection. I also wrote to Larry Hurtado. And even he hadn't heard of this idea before. I just don't know. It's an interesting connection I just don't know the point.
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comment What is Jesus' purpose in asking about Psalm 110?
Ha! Can't imagine why you asked this question today? 😊. A solid question though. I like that. +1
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comment Why did Jesus “cleanse” the temple?
True! But you need to look at all the details - the way in which John describes the New Jerusalem. Note the strong comparisons between Ezekiel 40 and Revelation 21. Both are taken up to a high mountain and shown there respective cities (note Ezekiel 40:2) and they see a man (Angel in John) given a measuring rod to measure the walls. Both Ezekiel temple and the new Jerusalem have a river of live flowing from it. The list goes on.
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answered Why does Jesus tell the Samaritan woman to “Go, call your husband”?
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comment Why does Jesus tell the Samaritan woman to “Go, call your husband”?
+1 Welcome to BH! Spot on with the standard interpretation. I think its missing something though.
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comment Why did Jesus “cleanse” the temple?
@Tau - Good question! I don't have a definite answer. But I do find it interesting that the NT book of Revelation presents Ezekiel's temple as the new city of Jerusalem. I interpret the new Jerusalem in Revelation as a symbolic vision of the saints relationship with God. I think Ezekiel's temple is symbolic as well.
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