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The Text Says Jesus “Loved” The Rich Young Ruler, Not “Tested,” “Rebuked,” or “Graciously Overlooked His Glaring Hypocrisy”

Mark 10:17-22, the story of the rich young ruler, is a bellwether text for measuring just how literally we are willing to take the Bible. On the face of it, the story’s prose is so sparse and its implication so … Continue reading

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