Words of Current Interest

Related to the Lesson-Sermon for February 27, 1977, in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE QUARTERLY Subject: Christ Jesus

He went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read (Luke 4:16)

Synagogue worship usually included two readings. One was a predetermined selection from the books of the Law. The other was a selection from the Prophets, usually made by the reader. Gilmour notes that there would also be prayer and "an explanation and application of one or both of the scriptural passages." He observes that "the scripture was read in Hebrew, but a translator turned it, verse by verse, into Aramaic."

Whom shall he make to understand doctrine? (Isa. 28:9)

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