Living Jesus

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Author: John Pritchard

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 0281064989

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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In this richly engaging study of the greatest figure in human history, John Pritchard invites us to encounter the historic -- and living -- Christ.

Living Jesus

Learning the Heart of the Gospel

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Author: Luke Timothy Johnson

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060642831

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Who is the real Jesus? How can we experience the mystery, compelxity, and richness of his spirituality and teachings in our lives today? In this gently instructive and inspiring guide, Luke Timothy Johnson leads us to a deeper understanding and practice of classic Christian spirituality and faith. Translating his biblical scholarship into simple, elegant language, he offers a compelling and wise reflection on the real Jesus--not the reconstructed historical figure but the resurrected Christ, a living savior we can encounter every day. Living Jesus elucidates the mystery of Jesus' resurrection and its central role in the Christian experience. It explores the diversity and fullness of the New Testament views of Christ, revealing how each book's perspective can deepen our understanding of Jesus. Profoundly insightful, Living Jesus offers valuable lessons on how we can accept the Gospels' powerful invitation to an authenic Christian spirituality.

Living Buddha, Living Christ 20th Anniversary Edition

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Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101007211

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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"[Thich Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth." --His Holiness The Dalai Lama Nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. for a Nobel Peace Prize, Thich Nhat Hanh is one of today’s leading sources of wisdom, peace, compassion and comfort. The 20th anniversary edition of the classic text, updated, revised, and featuring a Mindful Living Journal. Buddha and Christ, perhaps the two most pivotal figures in the history of humankind, each left behind a legacy of teachings and practices that have shaped the lives of billions of people over two millennia. If they were to meet on the road today, what would each think of the other's spiritual views and practices? Thich Nhat Hanh has been part of a decades-long dialogue between two great contemplatice traditions, and brings to Christianity an appreciation of its beauty that could be conveyed only by an outsider. IN lucid, meditative prose, he explores the crossroads of compassion and holiness at which the two traditions meet, and he reawakens our understanding of both. "On the altar in my hermitage," he says, "are images of Buddha and Jesus, and I touch both of them as my spiritual ancestors." From the Trade Paperback edition.

Days of the Living Christ

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Author: W. Cleon Skousen

Publisher: Verity Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

View: 1978

No other life has had such an amazing impact upon the human race as did our Savior, Jesus Christ. From His birth in a humble stable until His death upon the cross of Golgotha, He left all of us simple teachings, direct commandments and profound doctrines which have altered the history of the world. He performed astounding miracles that left His disciples and other onlookers stunned and speechless. He condemned the hypocrisy of the religious leaders of the day, who would eventually conspire and arrange His death at the hands of the Romans. The culminating act of His ministry was the priceless gift of His eternal Atonement, which opened the floodgates of the resurrection, ending the final and icy grip of death upon all mankind. One day we too will participate in the glorious experience of the resurrection, when all tears will be dried and fears will cease. In a matter of just three years, His brief ministry changed the course of history. Gone was the harsh and rigid Mosaic law, replaced by the higher law of love for friends and enemies alike. His life is an example to all. All of these magnificent scriptural accounts and doctrines can be found within the pages of Days of the Living Christ.

Living Jesus

Doing what Jesus Says in the Sermon on the Mount

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Author: Randy Harris

Publisher: Leafwood Publishers

ISBN: 9780891123187

Category: Religion

Page: 150

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Jesus says in the Sermon on the Mount, "You are blessed." But does Jesus really expect you to live the hard teachings that follow these blessings?

Chronicle of the Living Christ

The Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ : Foundations of Cosmic Christianity

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Author: Robert A. Powell

Publisher: SteinerBooks

ISBN: 9780880104074

Category: Religion

Page: 495

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This pioneering, monumental work utilizes the visionary legacy of Anne Catherine Emmerich and the spiritual scientific discoveries of Rudolf Steiner concerning various hidden facts of Christ's incarnation. Powell has established the dates and daily events of Jesus Christ on earth. Further, he indicates their significance for our future. In part one, Powell gives a historical overview. Then, using esoteric sources and his own knowledge of sidereal astrology, he offers startling insights into the circumstances of the Christmas event and the incarnation. In part two, Powell offers a day-by-day chronicle of the three-and-a-half-year ministry of Jesus Christ on earth, dating the events with an unprecedented accuracy. Also, Powell correlates significant events in Christ's life with upcoming dates in the history of humankind and indicates that the living presence of the Christ is increasingly accessible to us.

A Passion for the Living Christ

The Gospel of John, Play Scripted with Exposition

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Author: William Strome Yanney

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412057418

Category:

Page: 260

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The Gospel of John play scripted so that a reader may visualize the episodes as a drama ? indeed as the greatest non-fiction play ever written.

Living Christ

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Author: Witness Lee

Publisher: Living Stream Ministry

ISBN: 0736310371

Category:

Page: 40

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The Living Christ

The Extraordinary Lives of Today's Spiritual Heroes

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Author: Harold Fickett

Publisher: Image

ISBN: 038550554X

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 7691

Is Jesus’ promise to live on through his believers true? Can we find the living Christ in today’s complicated, uneasy world? Harold Fickett explores these questions in The Living Christ, a journey throughout the world in search of individual Christians whose daily lives reflect different aspects of the resurrected Christ. Fickett profiles a woman who rescues girls from prostitution in Thailand, a “trucker chaplain” in South Carolina, a visionary living on the California coast, an America priest who conducts a healing ministry in Mexico City, and others who carry out the work of Christ in difficult, sometimes desperate circumstances. Written with narrative flair and offering surprising theological insights, these real-life stories stimulate new and enlightening meditations on Jesus the Liberator, Wayfarer, Contemplative, Healer, and Martyr. Like the writings of Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and Philip Yancey, The Living Christ will appeal to all who seek a deeper spirituality.