072 Fire on Earth

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This page forms part of the resources for 072 Fire on Earth in the Jesus Database project of FaithFutures Foundation

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(1) GThom. 10
(2) 1Q?: Luke 12:49

Crossan analysis:

Item: 72
Stratum: I (30-60 CE)
Attestation: Double
Historicity: +


(1) Thom 10

Jesus said, "I have cast fire upon the world, and look, I'm guarding it until it blazes." [Complete Gospels]

No copies of this portion of Thomas survive in Greek. For the Coptic version see [Early Christian Writings]

(2) 1Q?: Luke 12:49

"I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!"

κηρυχθῆναι εἰς πάντα τὰ ἔθνη. (Luke 24:47 AGOSP-T)