Matthew's Story

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Penguin, Feb 18, 2010 - Fiction - 336 pages
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The fourth installment in the Jesus Chronicles, from the bestselling author of the Left Behind series.

This story in the Jesus Chronicles depicts the life of the most unlikely of apostles-a sinner turned saint-and his time with the Lord. With Matthew, readers walk alongside Jesus as He gives the Sermon on the Mount, performs the miracles of healing the sick and raising the dead, contemplates His fate at the Last Supper and in the Garden of Gethsemane, is crucified, and most important, resurrected. Thrilling and uplifting, Matthew's Story shows how the true Messiah changed the life of one man, and forever altered the course of history.
 

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User Review  - Suzieqkc - LibraryThing

Levi is a boy destined for the Jewish priesthood. As the story begins his little brother, Chavivi, is murdered by Herod the Great's men. Herod's men have been given the order to kill every male two ... Read full review

User Review  - Karen L. Heebner - Christianbook.com

I learned a lot about the deciples by reading all four books in the Jesus Chroncles. It helped you see them and Jesus as real people. How they handled trials and triumphs. Good reading for any ... Read full review

Contents

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ
Christ Born of Mary
The Home in Nazareth
John Baptizes Jesus
Jesus Begins His Galilean Ministry
Jesus Heals a Great Multitude
Adultery in the Heart
Love Your Enemies
Jesus Predicts His Death and Resurrection
A Boy Is Healed
Jesus Again Predicts His Death and Resurrection
Jesus Warns of Offenses
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
Marriage and Divorce
Jesus Counsels the Rich Young Ruler
The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

Fasting to Be Seen Only by God
The Lamp of the Body
Do Not Judge
I Never Knew You
Jesus Heals a Centurions Servant
Wind and Wave Obey Jesus
Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralytic
A Girl Restored to Life and a Woman Healed
The Compassion of Jesus
Persecutions Are Coming
Confess Christ Before Men
Woe to the Impenitent Cities
Jesus Gives True Rest
Behold My Servant
The Unpardonable Sin
The Scribes and Pharisees Ask for a Sign
The Parable of the Sower
The Parable of the Sower Explained
The Parable of the Leaven
The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price
Feeding the Five Thousand
Jesus Walks on the Sea
A Gentile Shows Her Faith
Jesus Heals Great Multitudes
The Pharisees and Sadducees Seek a Sign
Greatness Is Serving
The Triumphal Entry
Jesus Cleanses the Temple
The Parable of the Two Sons
The Parable of the Wedding Feast
The Pharisees Is It Lawful to Pay Taxes to Caesar?
The Scribes Which Is the First Commandment of All?
Jesus Predicts the Destruction of the Temple
The Signs of the Times and the End of the Age
The Coming of the Son of Man
The Faithful Servant and the Evil Servant
The Parable of the Talents
The Plot to Kill Jesus
The Anointing at Bethany
Jesus Institutes the Lords Supper
Betrayal and Arrest in Gethsemane
Jesus Faces the Sanhedrin
Jesus Handed Over to Pontius Pilate
Taking the Place of Barabbas
The King on a Cross
Jesus Dies on the Cross
Pilate Sets a Guard
The Great Commission
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Tim LaHaye is a noted author, minister, and nationally recognized speaker on Bible prophecy. He is the founder and president of Tim LaHaye Ministries, and the cofounder of the Pre-Trib Research Center, established for the purpose of exposing ministers to Bible prophecy. He holds a doctor of ministry from Western Theological Seminary and a doctor of literature from Liberty University. A pastor for thirty-nine years, LaHaye has written more than fifty nonfiction books and co-authored the Left Behind, the most successful Christian fiction venture in publishing history, with Jerry Jenkins.

Jerry B. Jenkins, chairman of the board of trustees for the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, is the author of more than 175 books. Dr. Jenkins's writing has appeared in Time, Reader's Digest, Parade, Guideposts, and dozens of Christian periodicals, and he is a contributing editor to Writer's Digest magazine. He owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company, as well as the Christian Writers Guild.




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