The Words and Works of Jesus Christ: A Study of the Life of Christ
Zondervan Academic, 4 oct. 2016 - 640 pagini
The life of Jesus Christ takes on fresh clarity and meaning in this masterful work by Dwight Pentecost. The words, the miracles, and overarching message of the Messiah come alive in flowing and detailed chronology, set against the cultural, political, and religious setting of his day. You'll gain new understanding of why Jesus came, how he operated, and what he accomplished. Above all, you'll acquire a deeper appreciation for the love that guided his path, beginning in a manger in Bethlehem, leading through three and a half years of ministry that ended abruptly at the cross on Golgotha, and blazing forth in eternal triumph at the resurrection. Drawing liberally on the works of others who have written about Christ, such as Alfred Edersheim, J. W. Shepherd, W. Graham Scroggie, and Frederick Faraar, Dr. Pentecost reveals in his own writing a familiarity with the subject that comes from years of teaching. Yet he writes, not as one who knows all there is to know about Christ, but with the restraint of one who knows that Jesus is to be worshiped and adored as the great King, and that no book can do more than begin to tell all the wonders of his being and his love.
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... the ministry of the Servant to God's people, and the obedience of the Servant to His Father in heaven. The need for a Gospel also arose among the Greeks, for Paul, in his second missionary journey, had penetrated the Greek world.
The words “because of the tender mercy of our God . . . the rising sun will come to us from heaven” (v. 76) refer to Malachi 4:2 where the prophet predicted, “But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with ...
... born to be King of kings and Lord of lords. A manger became His cradle and the King of glory condescended to be cradled in the manger that was to hold food for cattle. He who had come to provide heaven's bread descended to a manger.
The praise of heaven for the work of the Savior broke forth in the words of the heavenly host with the angel: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests” (v. 14). The birth of Christ was designed ...
... “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land” (2 Chron. 7:14).
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - wilsonknut - LibraryThing
If you want to dig deep verse-by-verse into the Gospels, this is the book for you. Great insights. The format is very academic, so it takes some time to get used to. Citiți recenzia completă
Very Good Harmonic study.Comentariu Utilizator - Pastor Jim - Christianbook.com
This is a harmonic study of the Gospels, much like older work of Shepard’s (Christ of the Gospels) work. It centers upon the life of Christ and relates each event found in the Gospels. It relates a ... Citiți recenzia completă