Following Jesus: Biblical Reflections on Discipleship (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1995 - Religion - 114 pages
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The twelve exhilarating meditations in this volume explore what it truly means to follow Jesus today. Part One outlines the essential messages of six major New Testament books--Hebrews, Colossians, Matthew, John, Mark, and Revelation. Part Two examines six key New Testament themes--resurrection, rebirth, temptation, hell, heaven, and new life--and considers their significance for the lives of present-day disciples.
  

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brilliant little book. easy to read in a couple of sittings. a great summary of half a dozen NT books, some key themes and a penetrating reading of Naaman and Gehazi. this book of sermons also gives ... Read full review

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NT Wright is well know for writing very deep and often times difficult books to wade through, not because they aren't well written, but because the topics are so weighty. This book is a breath of ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
ix
The Final Sacrifice Hebrews
3
The Battle Won Colossians
13
The Kingdom of the Son of Man Matthew
23
The Glory of God John
33
The Servant King Mark
43
A World Reborn Revelation
53
The God Who Raises the Dead
65
The Mind Renewed
75
Temptation
83
Hell
91
Heaven and Power
99
New Life New World
107
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N. T. (Tom) Wright is the Bishop of Durham in the Church of England. He is a prolific author and noted New Testament scholar. He has written more than thirty books, both at the scholarly level (including Jesus and the Victory of God, The Resurrection of the Son of God, and The Meaning of Jesus) and for a popular audience (including Simply Christian, The Meal Jesus Gave Us (WJK), and Who Was Jesus?).

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