According to my father

Klo Say & Awngah, as we study Mark

Klo Say & Awngah, as we study Mark

On Sunday we studied the passage in Mark 10 where James and John asked Jesus if they could sit on his right and left hand in heaven.    They set their query up with an impetuous question:  “Jesus will you do for us whatever we ask?’   I was trying to teach my Burmese class about this when I learned through Klo Say.  Klo Say said that if his son Nelson were asking such a question he would correct him to phrase it something like this, “Will you do whatever I ask if it is according to your way father?.  In their culture the children are taught to ask their father’s direction and wish.   Klo Say brought the lesson home to our class that in the same way we need to pray to God the Father that things be according to His way.


About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on October 14, 2008, in A-B, K-L, N, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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