Deriving insights from the life of Jesus in the Gospels, Klaus Issler uncovers the dynamics involved in truly becoming more Christlike. He shows how you can forge much deeper connections with Jesus. The result is a closer alignment between what you want to do as a follower of Jesus, what you actually do and who you are becoming in him.
Translated By Richard A. Schuchert; My book called A Life of Jesus may cause surprise for American readers when they discover an interpretation of Jesus somewhat at odds with the image they now possess.
Traces the events of Jesus' life from his birth to his ascension. Frequently cites the best of other works written about Christ. Contains an expanded outline of the life of Christ, historical and geographical background material, indexes, and special studies. Contains an expansive bibliography.
Discover Jesus-Son of Man, Son of God When Jesus healed, jaws dropped and eyes opened wide. And when He taught, ears and hearts burned at His wisdom. Even His closest friends wondered, "What kind of man is this?" Get up close and personal with Jesus, His teachings, and what they mean for you today. The Smart Guide to the Bible: The Life of Christ takes you on location so you can absorb the historical and prophetic context into which Jesus was born, lived, died, came alive again, and ascended to His rightful place in heaven. You'll gain greater evidence of the historical Jesus-and a deeper relationship with the Savior of your soul. Be Smart About: Jesus's Life, Death, and Resurrection The Deity of Christ Jesus's Teachings & Parables The Kingdom of God Redemption The Harmony of the Gospels The Geopolitics of Jesus's Day And More!
an introduction to the New Testament Apocrypha and to some of the areas through which they were transmitted, namely, Jewish, Egyptian, and Gnostic Christianity, together with the earlier Gospel-type records in the Apocrypha, in Greek and Latin texts [with] translations and explanations
A Christian devotional on the person of Christ As a Christian, you are called to live like Jesus—a life of courage, joy, passion, and purpose. Forget about the boring stuff—Jesus calls you to new commitment and new strength. In this second volume of Daily Readings from the Life of Christ, highly acclaimed author and speaker John MacArthur focuses primarily on the Gospel of John, in which Jesus' love, power, and deity are highlighted. Your hungry heart will again be fed and focused on God's Word, with insights on the life of Jesus, thoughts to ponder, and wisdom gleaned from years of MacArthur's careful study. Practical and encouraging, these pages are sure to challenge and uplift your heart as you come face-to-face with the infinite wonders of our Savior's life on this earth.
In the New Testament, Jesus reassures the Apostles before he ascends to heaven by saying, ?You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses ... to the ends of the earth.? What of this Spirit? In what way was that Spirit manifested in Jesus' ministry on earth? What does it offer us? And ask of us? These reflections by the preacher to the papal household coalesce biblical and doctrinal thought on the gifts conferred by anointing in the Spirit?kingly, prophetic, and priestly?onto Christ and through Christ to the Church. As one well accustomed to illuminating the Word to his audience, Father Cantalamessa bestows on readers an understanding of the Holy Spirit that is both practical and profound.?This slim volume contains rich meditations on the meaning and role of the Spirit as portrayed in the New Testament, particularly the Gospels.? The Bible Today