Stories From The Street

Author: David Nixon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317049837
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A Theology of Homelessness David Nixon. Then the ... (Ex. 3: 7–8) The Israelites
are required in Deuteronomy to present the first fruits of their harvest to the Lord,
and in doing so to recall their past and declare: 'A wandering Aramean was my
father . ... with a radical prophet, taking disciples from their homes for an itinerant
ministry in which he makes himself intentionally homeless: 'Foxes have holes,
and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his head' (

The New Testament

Author: Gerd Theissen
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 0800697855
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32) emphasizes their homelessness: “but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his
head” (Luke 9:58). Critical of family are the words “whoever comes to me and
does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and
even life itself, cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:26). One should ... Favoring the
great age of this passion story are the “indicators of familiarity” in Mark—that is,
references in the text that presume familiarity with persons and places mentioned

The Gospel According To Matthew

Author: G. Campbell Morgan
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532617445
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God give us a new baptism of emotion l Here was a man who laid bare his heart
to Jesus Christ; and to whom, therefore, Jesus could lay bare His heart. This He
did in the unveiling of His poverty. He looked at the man and said, “The foxes
have holes, and the birds of the heaven have nests; but the Son of Man hath not
where to lay His head. ... We have hardly caught the real value of this story; we
have treated it as though this man wanted to attend a funeral, and asked time to
do so.

Studies In The Gospel Of Luke

Author: Adelbert Denaux
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643900600
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Looking back at the whole narration from the end, it seems obvious that, in
addition to the moment of 'orthodoxy' consisting in the Christological reading of
Scriptures, the 'orthopraxis' of hospitality is needed in order to enter into a real ...
And to a would-be follower who declares that he will follow Jesus wherever he
goes (Lk 9,57 = Q), Jesus stresses his radically homeless existence: "Foxes have
holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his
head" (Lk ...

The Family Friend

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NURSE ELLERTON'S STORY. 37 white world without, stands out as memorable,
not only || you thank God for us?” We knelt down, and nurse because we were
altogether once more, and were so quietly | poured forth a fervent prayer and
thanksgiving. As I happy, but from another circumstance. I have before || listened
to her, I almost felt that she had never left us– said that our father had never made
any profession of || that all the past was a dream religion, although he had always

Feasting On The Gospels Matthew Volume 1

Author: Cynthia A. Jarvis
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664235409
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Nests and lairs are home to these insignificant creatures, yet “the Son of Man has
nowhere to lay his head” (8:20). While Jesus ... From the sound of the request, “
First let me go and bury my father” (8:21), one may surmise that this disciple is
male, perhaps even a firstborn son. When the ... What he proclaims is the
theologically foundational story of the new church, a concept of discipleship that
boldly acknowledges the cost of becoming a true disciple of Jesus' message.
Expanding on ...

A Lenten Hobo Honeymoon

Author: Edward Hays
Publisher: Forest of Peace Publishing
ISBN: 9780939516438
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The older brother questions his father's love for him, while his returned hobo
brother knows of the fullness of his father's love, which is both unconditional and
lavish. ... He required his followers to leave family, home, village and occupation
and, like himself, to become a homeless person, one who had "nowhere to lay
his head" (Matthew 8: 20). You are homeward ... Your real-life prodigal sisters or
brothers along with real-life hoboes make excellent spiritual guides for traveling
the road ...

Isong Urua Adiakod The Untold Story And The Politics Of Bakassi Handover

Author: Prince Kofi Itiat
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479716065
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Iqua Adiaetuk challenged them thus, “Who among you has the right to send me
out of my father's house? This is my father's property, and I have the right to live
here.” This was a very sad situation to see a princess homeless in her father's
kingdom. She emphasized her fathers's house because she was very conscious
of the fact Adiakod founded the village and built the said place as his market
shop, though over the years Ndito Isukette started using it as afigh. The place
was not ...

Will You Listen

Author: Kaitlyn Gant
Publisher: Inkwell Productions
ISBN: 0982958951
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A True Story of Living With PTSD Kaitlyn Gant. I seldom write anymore because
there is nothing new to write about. Our hearts are still broken. Our financial
situation only gets worse. We lay and pray. We get on our knees and pray, sob
and pray, walk and pray and sit and pray. Yet God is nowhere to be found. We
are surrounded by a huge void. It is hard to believe that only a little over a year
ago I began a journey to better my relationship with God. Since July of 2008 I
have read the ...

The Best American Short Stories 1993

Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395636275
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My mother impressed upon me that my aunt and grandmother were doing us a
big favor by letting us live with them, that we mustn't seem to be in the way. I hid
and I was quiet. I lived nowhere. ... His voice, singing, telling jokes, saying there
was a real place for me and he would take me there — some place that he
owned, his property. This was how I lived until I gave up hope. ... the light dead,
rootless, homeless, with no place to rest or lay his head. Contributors' Notes
Wendell Berry ...