Bringing the Text to Life
Jesus was a one-and-done Savior. And that’s a good thing!
AT A GLANCE:
The phrase “one-and-done” originated in basketball, and then moved into the wider culture. Close examination of today’s epistle text shows that the concept of one-and-done predates basketball by 2,000 years!
For material based on today’s OT text, see “Hannah and the SBNRs,” November 15, 2015, at HomileticsOnline.com.
For an alternative idea pertaining to Mark 13:1-8, see “Need-to-Know Basis.”
It’s been more than a decade since the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the players’ union agreed to a rule that says players either need to be 19 years old or be one year removed from high school before being eligible for the draft.
Article X of the collective bargaining agreement struck in 2006 contains the core of the agreement that has since come to be known as the “one-and-done” rule. It refers to the player who graduates from high school, plays...