Jesus for Adults: The Search for Meaning and Purpose
Mature thinkers want an honest interpretation of the complexities and implications of Scripture. You want an intelligent discussion as to whether modern science and technology displace ancient Scripture-or whether they testify to the mind of the Creator. You want authenticity-not cliches. This book examines the motives and personalities of the men and women who personally knew Jesus-moving you beyond children's Bible stories to adult reasoning and understanding.
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Page 101 - Again the devil took him to a very high mountain, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them; and he said to him, "All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.
Page 197 - At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.
Page 66 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord'.
Page 215 - And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
Page 211 - Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
Page 172 - I say to you unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you; he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
Page 209 - And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed : so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot ; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.