Word Biblical Commentary, Volume 35B: Luke 9:21–18:34 is unavailable, but you can change that!

Explore the rich narrative of Luke’s gospel with leading New Testament scholar John Nolland. Examining the historical context, literary structure, and relationship to other gospels, Nolland provides a detailed reading of Luke that emphasizes the historicity of the book and its theological meaning.

faith here [cf. 22:32], any more than the similar construction in John 14:28 is intended as a denial of the disciples’ love for Jesus: what is involved in each case is the failure to follow through with the behavior that should be implied by the preceding clause). Even the smallest possible portion of faith can achieve what is humanly impossible. For a discussion of the imagery here, see Form/Structure/Setting above. The imagery of uprooting and planting could possibly be ultimately derived from
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