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What Jesus Meant

The Beatitudes and a Meaningful Life

by Erik Kolbell

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Beatitudes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9396354M
    ISBN 100664222927
    ISBN 109780664222925
    OCLC/WorldCa50604893

    WHAT JESUS MEANT: The Beatitudes and a Meaningful Life Erik Kolbell, Author, Erik Kolbell, Revised by. Westminster John Knox $ (0p) ISBN   Buy a cheap copy of The Parables: Understanding What Jesus book by Gary Inrig. Because these stories are so familiar, we often do not really hear what Jesus was saying. Gary Inrig challenges you to sit at the feet of your Lord, to smell the Free shipping over $/5(3).


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Praise for What Jesus Meant: “Fascinating Like a long, rich conversation with a learned friend that engages the heart and mind, to the ultimate benefit of both.” —Jon Meacham, The New York Times Book Review “A spiritual workout.” —NewsweekCited by: 4. What Jesus Meant subverted my expectations.

From the title, I expected the book to be about focusing on Jesus teaching you to love your neighbor or respect God or something. Rather than that, the author claims that this is not a scholarly work, but is instead a devotional of sorts/5.

What If Jesus Meant What He Said. and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Share Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon /5(54).

Gary picked essential parables and truly helps you understand what Jesus meant. One nice surprise is Gary's theological application. If you like books that flow but have a deeper teaching then you should buy this book. Let this book be a deeper devotional or a study tool for your next teaching on a parable/5(84).

The book is arranged around the verse "If anyone would come after me he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me." Following Christ is not about how prepared you What if Jesus Meant What He Said. is a great book for meditation in short segments/5. This item:Dangerous Prayers: Because Following Jesus Was Never Meant to Be Safe by Craig Groeschel Hardcover $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details.

Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts by Jennie Allen Hardcover $ Ships from and sold by (). What Jesus Meant will no doubt spark debate about our understanding of Jesus and the Scriptures. With this offering, Wills has contributed greatly to our discussion of religion's role in our society.

What Jesus Meant () by Garry Wills/5(2). Buy a cheap copy of What Jesus Meant book by Garry Wills. As the religious rhetoric of the culture wars escalates, New York Times bestselling author and eminent scholar Garry Wills explores the meaning of Jesus’s teachings Free shipping over $Cited by: 4.

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when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(11). Get this from a library. What Jesus meant. [Garry Wills] -- In what are billed as "culture wars," people on the political right and the political left cite Jesus as endorsing their views.

Wills argues that Jesus subscribed to no political program--He was far. Every year, when we go to Chautauqua Institute for a day of inspiration, I select a book from the Chautauqua Bookstore.

This year's choice was "What Jesus Meant" by Erik Kolbell. Reverend Kolbell had given the homily at the morning worship service and there was a selection of several books of his at the bookstore.4/5.

Garry Wills, What Jesus Meant (New York: Viking, ), pp. In his book Papal Sin: Structures of Deceit () Garry Wills left readers wondering why he remained Catholic given his unsparing criticisms of institutional Catholicism. He tried to answer that question two years later with Why I Am A Catholic ().

With five books on Saint Augustine, and his book Lincoln at Gettysburg ( Imagine walking the dusty roads of Galilee with Jesus of Nazareth—braving jostling crowds just to touch the edge of His cloak and hear Him say, “Take heart, daughter, your faith has healed you.” Those words, once meant to comfort a hurting woman’s soul thousands of years ago, were also meant for you.

Join biblical culturalist Kristi McLelland on those dusty roads as she transports you. Are you stuck in a lackluster spiritual rut. Best-selling author Groeschel wants to dig you out because following Jesus was never meant to be risk-free or boring. In this bracing volume, he challenges you to pray bold, specific, passionate prayers that will lead you out of your comfort zoneand into a God-led adventure.

pages, hardcover from Zondervan/5(2). Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this What Jesus Meant study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; Themes; You'll also get access to more. New York Times bestselling author Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor ofan innovative church meeting in multiple locations around the United States and one of the largest churches in the world.

He is the author of several books and hosts the Craig Groeschel Leadership is the Summit Champion for the Global Leadership Network, which reaches Brand: Zondervan.

The question is asked: What if Jesus really meant all that he said. To put it bluntly, this book was a game-changer for me. It was a real challenge to some of the things I thought I believed regarding many issues of the day.4/5.

'What Jesus Meant,' by Garry Wills Jon Meacham is the managing editor of Newsweek. His book "American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of. What Jesus Meant will no doubt spark debate about our understanding of Jesus and the Scriptures.

With this offering, Wills has contributed greatly to our discussion of religion's role in our society. What Jesus Meant - eBook () by Garry Wills/5(2). Historical Jesus is the reconstruction of the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods, in contrast to Christological definitions (the Christ of Christianity) and other Christian accounts of Jesus (the Christ of faith).

It also considers the historical and cultural contexts in which Jesus lived. Virtually all reputable scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus existed. If you want to hear more than just a familiar story, if you want to see into the heart and mind of God himself, and if you want to know who you are in God, this large-print book is for you.

The Parables: Understanding What Jesus Meant - Easy Print edition () by Gary Inrig5/5(1). In The Parables: Understanding What Jesus Meant Inrig reveals Jesus' parables as windows into God's very heart and mind.

Readers will recognize and understand themselves in Jesus' narratives. For group and individual study. The Parables: Understanding What Jesus Meant () by Gary Inrig5/5(3). See Also: What the Gospels Meant and What Jesus Meant This book is a good amplification of the meaning of Paul's letters.

It is clear and easy to understand and the reasoning is very sound. I recommend "What Paul Meant" as a supplemental guide when reading the New Testament or as a stand alone text.5/5(5). Jesus the Man: New Interpretations from the Dead Sea Scrolls is a book written by the Australian biblical scholar and theologian Barbara was first published by Doubleday in with the title, Jesus & The Riddle of The Dead Sea Scrolls: Unlocking The Secrets of His Life Story.

Using a decoding tool that the author calls the "pesher technique", she purports to have uncovered Author: Barbara Thiering.

The slender and unimposing book contains many fine observations, among them that Paul should be taken seriously as an interpreter of what Jesus meant.

The boldness and simplicity of Wills’s approach, though, camouflages a serious problem. He refuses to provide any justification for distinguishing what Jesus meant from what the Gospels say.

This is a bibliography of works with information or interpretations of the life and teachings of Jesus. The list is grouped by date, and sorted within each group (except for the very earliest works) alphabetically by name of author.

Jesus of Nazareth (/ ˈ dʒ iː z ə s /; 7–2 BC/BCE to 30–36 AD/CE), commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the central figure. Though I didn't find this book nearly as compelling as Wills' earlier work, "What Jesus Meant", there are very valuable insights here.

Generally, Will's does a great job of casting a vision of Paul in light of his early, undisputed letters (1 Thess, Galatians, Philemon, Philippians, Corinthians & Romans)/5. The pre-existence of Christ asserts the existence of Christ before his incarnation as of the relevant Bible passages is John –18 where, in the Trinitarian interpretation, Christ is identified with a pre-existent divine hypostasis (substantive reality) called the Logos or Word.

There are nontrinitarian views that question the aspect of personal pre-existence or the aspect of. A minor corrective to the excellent review below is that Wills is not really after "the historical Jesus" as it is usually meant.

"The historical Jesus," as he explains in the book, connotes the quest for a Jesus of history (in our contemporary sense of "what actually happened") behind the narratives in the Bible.

Question: "What did Jesus mean when He said, 'I am the Bread of Life' (John )?" Answer: “I am the Bread of Life” (John ) is one of the seven “I Am” statements of Jesus.

Jesus used the same phrase “I AM” in seven declarations about Himself. The temptation of Christ is a biblical narrative detailed in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.

After being baptized by John the Baptist, Jesus was tempted by the devil for 40 days and nights in the Judaean this time, Satan came to Jesus and tried to tempt him.

Jesus having refused each temptation, Satan then departed and Jesus returned to Galilee to begin his ministry.

The next verse is most precious, “So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said ‘It is finished.’” Every scripture had been fulfilled that foretold His sufferings on Calvary.

He had accomplished the work of redemption for sinners and could cry out in victory “It is finished” (verse 30). Question: "What did Jesus mean when He said, 'I am the Light of the World' (John )?" Answer: “I am the Light of the world” (John ) is the second of seven “I AM” declarations of Jesus, recorded only in John’s gospel, that point to His unique divine identity and purpose.

In declaring Himself to be the Light of the world, Jesus was claiming that He is the exclusive source of. As one commentator cited above suggested, we aren’t likely to see any portraits of the Jesus of Revelation 1 on church walls.

Its brilliance and complexity seems likely to frustrate any effort at accurate visual representation. And that’s just fine—this is an image of Jesus perhaps meant more for our mind’s eye than physical sight.

What if He wants everything. Instead of offering easy answers, these pages ask difficult questions, leading the reader on a journey with life-altering implications. If Jesus meant what He said, how might His words affect our relationships, investments, speech, perspectives, discipleship, spiritual disciplines, and every other aspect of life.

Gary Wills, What Jesus Meant. Viking, Reviewed by Robert M. Price. As is by now to be expected, conservative books on Jesus sooner or later take the obligatory swipe at the Jesus Catholic Gary Wills is no exception.

Early on he aims his pot shot: This is the new fundamentalism. A quick Google search of "Jesus" will pull up an assortment of images showing a tall, white guy with long, blondish hair and a beard.

But what did Jesus really look like?. In her new book, a Author: Owen Jarus. What Jesus Really Meant provides authoritative answers to the questions raised by challenging New Testament passages. It contains short, understandable chapters filled with helpful and faith building insights into the words of Jesus as found in the Gospels and the writings of Paul, Peter, and others.

Get this from a library. What Jesus meant. [Garry Wills] -- Arguing that Jesus subscribed to no political program, the author draws on the gospel to explain Jesus's radical views about class and power and how the Resurrection and Christ's divinity are key.

If Jesus had merely wanted to say He existed before Abraham’s time, He would have said, “Before Abraham, I was.” The Greek words translated “was,” in the case of Abraham, and “am,” in the case of Jesus, are quite different. The words chosen by the Spirit make it clear that Abraham was “brought into being,” but Jesus existed.

Question: "What did Jesus mean when He said, 'I am the Resurrection and the Life' (John )?" Answer: “I am the Resurrection and the Life” (John ) is the fifth of the seven “I am” statements of Jesus. Lazarus was dead. Earlier, Jesus had heard that His good friend was sick, but instead of going to visit Lazarus, Jesus “stayed where he was for two more days” (John ).The Bible —A Book Meant to Be Understood.

SOME people believe that the Bible is the clear Word of God that should be followed literally. For others, “the message of the Bible is much more ambiguous.” So says the member faith and theology committee for Canada’s largest Protestant denomination.

In a moment that “more than any other word or deed, helps reveal who Jesus was and what Jesus meant,” an illiterate peasant is entering Jerusalem, riding on a .