Contributed by Brian Buriff on Sep 25, 2006
Using the illustration of Exit Glacier in Seward Alaska, examining the reason why Jesus said to Mary, “Don’t cling to me”?
A. Stop Clinging? – Why???
1. Why forbidden?
a. nature so new, fresh - could be defiled easily?
b. nature so new, fresh - would zap her dead (fly zapper)
2. Clue is in the nature of her clinging
a. Greek = “fastened to, hold tight, adhere to, she wouldn’t let go”