Jesus Our Lord: 24 Portraits of Christ Throughout Scripture

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Kregel Publications, Jan 1, 2007 - Religion - 299 pages
This companion volume to the best-selling "The View From Mount Calvary" shows readers how we are never far from encountering the lordship of Christ, no matter where we are in our biblical reading. Respected teacher John Phillips guides readers, illustrating how the Bible provides a window through which we encounter Jesus our Lord, and discusses the many biblical events, stories, and prophecies that reflect his lordship.

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Contents

The Child Is Born
19
The Word Made Flesh 31
30
Jesus as a Boy 43
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The Lords Baptism
66
The Temptation of Christ
73
24 Portraits of Christ Throughout Scripture 8 The Mystery Parables 90
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P O Box 2607 Grand Rapids MI 49501
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All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced 13 The Bethany Home 153
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for brief quotations in printed reviews 16 The Seven Sayings of Calvary
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0825433746 19 The Road to Emmaus
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9780825433740 20 The Great Commission
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Page 291 - And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne, and the beasts and the elders, and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing.
Page 153 - Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.
Page 143 - And at even, when the sun did set, they brought unto him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.
Page 143 - And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy ; and he healed them.
Page 189 - All in a hot and copper sky, The bloody Sun, at noon, Right up above the mast did stand, No bigger than the Moon. Day after day, day after day, We stuck, nor breath nor motion; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.
Page 143 - And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written.
Page 170 - Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
Page 22 - Abide with me ; fast falls the even-tide ; The darkness deepens ; Lord, with me abide ; When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day ; Earth's joys grow dim, its glories pass away : Change and decay in all around I see ; 0 Thou Who changest not, abide with me.
Page 151 - Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

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