Books on Jesus Christ

Books on Jesus Christ

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Title: The Friends of Jesus

A collection of scripturally based short stories of the friends of Jesus: Simon, Martha, Jairus, Mary Magdalene, Peter and John. America’s favorite inspirational novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a richly told tale about six of Jesus’ closest friends and companions, bringing biblical truths to life in this captivating continuation of her Life-Changing Bible Study series. In our everyday lives, friends are the people whom we spend the most time with, go through struggles with at times, and who know us best. Each of Jesus’ friends—Peter, John, Matthew, Judas, Mary Magdalene, and Lazarus—traveled with Jesus and were part of His daily ministry, and each has a compelling story to tell. There were some who would question or doubt Him…and one would even betray Him. Kingsbury brings these fascinating personalities to life in ways that will not only help bring you closer to the truths found in Scripture, but also to Christ.
Author(s): Karen Kingsbury
ISBN 13: 9781476707396
Pages: 240
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Title: Just Give Me Jesus

How did the apostle John know that, two thousand yearsafter he lived, your life would need a fresh touch from God?

How did John know that, at the beginning of a new millennium,

our lives would be so busy,

our focus so divided,

our bodies so tired,

our minds so bombarded,

our families so attacked,

our relationships so strained,

our churches so programmed . . .

that we would be desperate for the simplicity and the purity, the freedom and thefulfillment of a life lived in Jesus’ name?

John probably didn’t know. But God did. That’s why He gives us Jesus! And that’s why,as Anne Graham Lotz reveals, John’s eyewitness account of Jesus’ life is unmistakablyrelevant to your life today. The same Jesus who turned water into wine is the One whoprovides for your needs at this very moment. Enter into His life and find your soulrefreshed with Living Water.

This new edition of Just Give Me Jesus contains an in-depth devotional guide to helpyou explore the words of John in a personal and practical way, either on your own or in agroup. You’ll find inspiration and revelation as you study the Scripture more closely andrecord your reflections in space provided at the back of the book.

Author(s): Anne Graham Lotz
ISBN 13: 9780849920936
Pages: 512
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Title: The Case for Christ/The Case for Faith

Using the dramatic scenario of an investigative journalist pursuing his story and leads, Lee Strobel uses his experience as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune to interview experts about the evidence for Christ from the fields of science, philosophy, and history. Winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award and twice nominated for the Christian Book of the Year Award.
Author(s): Strobel, Lee
ISBN 13: 9780310608820
Pages: 592
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Title: Jesus Manifesto: Restoring the Supremacy and Sovereignty of Jesus Christ

“So that in everything He might have the supremacy.”

—Colossians 1:18

Christians have made the gospel about so many things—things other than Christ. Religious concepts, ideas, doctrines, strategies, methods,
techniques, formulas, "its" and "things" have all eclipsed the beauty, the glory, and the reality of the Lord Jesus Himself. On the whole,
Christians today are starved for a real experience of the living Christ. We know a lot about our Lord, but we don't know Him very well. We know a lot about trying to be like Jesus, but very little about living by His indwelling life.

JESUS MANIFESTO presents a fresh unveiling of Jesus as not only Savior and Lord, but as so much more. It is a prophetic call to restore the supremacy and sovereignty of Christ in a world—and a church—that has lost sight of Him.

Every revival and restoration in the church has been a rediscovery of some aspect of Christ in the process of answering the ultimate question that Jesus put to His disciples: "Who do you say that I am?"

Read this book and see your Lordlike you've never seen Him before.

Author(s): Leonard Sweet
ISBN 13: 9780849946011
Pages: 206
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Title: The Murder of Jesus

An unprecedented conspiracy of injustice, cruelty, and religious and political interests sentenced a man guilty of no crimes to the most barbaric method of execution ever devised. The victim was no mere man. Jesus was God in the flesh. The Creator of life died. How did such a thing come to be? Who were the onlookers, the players, the fakes, frauds, and heroes? What was it like in the Upper Room that night, in the shadows of Gethsemane, or in the Praetorium awaiting Pilate's verdict? What is the meaning of the last words Jesus uttered as He gasped for breath on the cross? What if all the facts you know so well could come alive in your mind and heart as a living story, rather than as a 2000-year-old ancient account? By piecing together the narrative from the perspective of the participants, John MacArthur invites you to relive the most awesome injustice in the history of man, the unparalleled triumph of the sovereignty of God, and the passion of Christ.
Author(s): John MacArthur
ISBN 13: 9780785260189
Pages: 272
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Title: The Jesus Way: A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way

The Jesus Way — part of Eugene Peterson's meaty "conversations" on spiritual theology

A way of sacrifice. A way of failure. A way on the margins. A way of holiness. In The Jesus Way Eugene Peterson shows how the ways of those who came before Christ — Abraham, Moses, David, Elijah, and Isaiah — revealed and prepared the "way of the Lord" that became incarnate and complete in Jesus. Further, Peterson calls into question common “ways” followed by the contemporary American church, showing in stark relief how what we have chosen to focus on — consumerism, celebrity, charisma, and so forth — obliterates what is unique in the Jesus way.

Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN 13: 9780802867032
Pages: 289
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Title: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

“This compelling book is the most comprehensive defense of Jesus' resurrection anywhere. If you're interested in knowing the evidence for the resurrection and sharing it with others, then you must read this book!”

—Lee Strobel Author of The Case for Christ

The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus is a comprehensive resource for anyone looking for detailed historical evidence of the physical resurrection of Jesus. Includes a creative learning tool: an interactive computer game that reviews facts and information from the book in a fun and challenging game show format!

This unique combination of resources does more than just provide information. It also shows you how to share the truth of Christ's resurrection-validly, clearly, and confidently!

“[This is a] phenomenal resource, that is both user-friendly and up-to-date, to equip believers. I highly recommend this resource.”

—Josh McDowell

“Broad in its scope, thorough and detailed in its depth, . . . [this book] may be the most thorough defense of the historicity of the resurrection.”

—J. P. Moreland Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

Gary R. Habermas (Ph.D. Michigan State) is currently distinguished professor and chair of the department of philosophy and theology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. He has twenty-five books to his credit and has also authored over one hundred articles in journals and magazines across the nation.

Michael R. Licona (Ph.D. cand. Pretoria) is a New Testament historian who has been defending the Christian faith for over a decade, speaking at a variety of venues across the nation. He is also the author of Cross Examined and Behold and I Stand at the Door and Knock.

Author(s): Gary R. Habermas
ISBN 13: 9780825427886
Pages: 352
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Title: Who Is Jesus?

From the author of Discovering the Da Vinci Code, this new book is the result of a ten-year study that offers concrete evidence to reconcile the Jesus of history with the Christ of faith. IS JESUS WHO HE SAID HE WAS? Some say he was just a man; others claim he was the Son of God. Historian Darrell Bock tests the authenticity of Jesus’ claims against the rules of history to find out if he truly is the Christ of Faith. This reader-friendly book examines twelve events, sayings, and teachings of Jesus, using ten well-accepted historical rules. Pull up a chair, engage in the conversation, and discover how fascinating the discussion of the historical Jesus can be.
Author(s): Darrell L. Bock
ISBN 13: 9781439190685
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Title: Risen: The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture

A Powerful Novelization from Bestselling Author Angela Hunt Epic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes missing despite his precautions, Clavius must hunt it down. His investigation leads him from the halls of Herod Antipas to the Garden of Gethsemane and brings him in touch with believer and doubter alike. But as the body still remains missing, Clavius commits to a quest for the truth--and answers that will not only shake his life but echo throughout all of history.
Author(s): Angela Hunt;Paul Aiello;Kevin Reynolds
ISBN 13: 9780764218453
Pages: 320
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Title: Coffee with Jesus

One of Library Journal's "Best Books 2013" (spirituality/religion) ForeWord 2013 Book of the Year Award Finalist (Graphic Novels and Comics) 2014 Midwest Publishing Association Honorable Mention (Special Trade) Thousands of people start each day with a shot of Coffee with Jesus, the enormously popular online comic strip. Irreverent at times, yet always insightful, this volume features classic entries and all new, exclusive material that was born out of artist David Wilkie's frustration with the polarized political climate in America. "Originally created as a one-off, single-panel comic on my blog, utilizing old advertising clip art for the main characters and Sunday school clip art for the person of Jesus, I simply enjoyed the notion of Jesus appearing at table with these people (dressed as they were and sharing coffee with them) to refute their claims of how he might vote on any particular issue, to convince them that they cannot confuse their flag with their God―to set them straight, as it were," explains Wilkie. But it didn’t stop here. Soon the Jesus of Coffee with Jesus could be seen offering counsel to a recurring cast of characters on their personal and work lives. The characters―Carl, Lisa, Ann, Kevin and Joe―all honestly engage with Jesus about their successes and failures and wants and needs, effectively showing what conversation with God―or prayer―might look like. Poignant, pointed, and rife with good theology, Coffee with Jesus is organized around six themes: getting to know Jesus, spiritual disciplines, relationships, culture, church, and the challenges of life. With exclusive material like twelve-panel mega-strips and "behind the strip" reflections on life, faith and art, Wilkie inventively poses answers to the perpetual Christian speculation, "What would Jesus do?"
Author(s): David J. Wilkie
ISBN 13: 9780830836628
Pages: 120
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Title: Living Grace: Letting Jesus Be Jesus in You

During his twenty-plus years in ministry, author Wayne Barber has seen believers try to do what they will never be able to do. They never seem to get over the frustration Paul expressed in Romans when he said “when I want to do good, I don't . . . when I try to not do wrong, I do it anyway.” Wayne Barber believes this ongoing angst is due to a lack of real heart understanding (not just mental ascent) when it comes to understanding grace. Grace is not merely a salvation ingredient, but an ongoing requirement for Christian living.The key to joyful Christianity is surrendering to Christ, letting His righteousness flow through us rather than feeling the need to impress Him and earn His approval. Too many of us put ourselves back under law at the cost of our own futility and frustration, succumbing to a performance mentality. Once we come to an understanding how totally rotten and irreparable our flesh is, we can begin to see the only thing good about us is who Christ is inside us.
Author(s): Wayne A. Barber
ISBN 13: 9780805440294
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Title: The Prayer of Jesus : Secrets of Real Intimacy with God

Over seven million people have purchased Bruce Wilkinson's The Prayer of Jabez. As a result, the book has reached the number one spot on the New York Times and USA Today's Best-seller Lists in addition to the CBA Best-seller List. The Prayer of Jabez highlights the remarkable prayer of a little-known Bible character and has, in effect, impacted millions of people across the world for Christ. Now author Hank Hanegraaff hopes to take these newly energized praying people to the next level in understanding the mystery of prayer. By delving into the prayers of Jesus Christ-the cornerstone of the Christian faith-readers will learn Jesus' seven-fold secret of prayer. In just one hour, readers will embark upon a truly exhilarating expedition that could radically change their prayer lives forever.
Author(s): Hank Hanegraaff
ISBN 13: 9780849917301
Pages: 96
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Title: Faithbook of Jesus: Connecting With Jesus Daily

Get into the Word daily. If you’re searching for encouragement and direction as you strive to own your faith in a faithless culture, Faithbook of Jesus offers timeless insights as you grow daily in your walk with God. Written for twentysomethings by a twentysomething, it addresses your needs, challenges, and fears through relevant and inspiring daily devotionals.
Author(s): Renee Johnson
ISBN 13: 9781615210251
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Title: Killing Jesus: A History

<br> Millions of readers have thrilled to bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard’s <i>Killing Kennedy</i> and <i>Killing Lincoln</i>, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history.&nbsp;Now the anchor of <i>The O’Reilly Factor</i> details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. <i>Killing Jesus</i> will take readers inside Jesus’s life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.
Author(s): Bill O'Reilly
ISBN 13: 9780805098549
Pages: 304
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Title: Killing Jesus: The Unknown Conspiracy Behind the World's Most Famous Execution

The Hidden Drama Behind the World's Most Famous Execution

It is the most famous execution in history. Its symbol is worn by hundreds of millions worldwide. Its spiritual meaning is recalled daily in time-honored rituals. It is the most passionately debated murder of all time. In Killing Jesus: The Hidden Drama Behind the World's Most Famous Execution, New York Times best-selling author Stephen Mansfield tells the gripping story of the conspiracy to assassinate Jesus Christ and the graphic details of his torturous death. Approaching the tale at its most human level—an approach often neglected by worshippers of Christ and the non-believing alike—Mansfield uses both secular sources and the biblical accounts to bring fresh perspective and fire to the familiar saga. Rooted in scholarship but told simply — and with vivid detail-, this thrilling, page-turning account of the death of Jesus will fascinate and stir readers whatever their beliefs about that death might be.

Author(s): Stephen Mansfield
ISBN 13: 9781617951879
Pages: 272
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Title: Revealing Jesus: A 365-Day Devotional

Powerful Encounters With the Heart of Our Savior For Every Day

Do you long for more of God's presence? Do you ache to see Him at work in your life? Do you desire His peace and rest? Renowned worship leader Darlene Zschech invites you to gather with her around the Word of God. Born out of her own yearnings that she poured onto the pages of journals, these meditations and Scriptures reveal Jesus and speak of His finished work--how He tenderly cares for you and wants you to know Him.

Honest, raw, and beautifully written, these devotions will inspire your journey and encourage you in every season. Come, sit at the feet of our Lord, be strengthened in your weakness, embrace His love for you, and breathe in His peace.

Author(s): Darlene Zschech
ISBN 13: 9780764211201
Pages: 400
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Title: Coming to Jesus

What happens when I die? Is there a God? If there's a God, who is He? Does He care about me? At age 14, Britt Gillette found himself alone in a hospital late at night struggling with the universal questions of life.
Author(s): Britt Gillette
ISBN 13: 9781499187403
Pages: 120
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Title: Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

New York Times Bestseller! In Jesus on Trial, David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. His analysis of the texts becomes profoundly personal as he reflects on his own spiritual and intellectual odyssey from determined skeptic to devout Christian. Ultimately, Limbaugh concludes that the words Christians have treasured for centuries stand up to his exhaustive inquiry—including his examination of historical and religious evidence beyond the gospels—and thereby affirms...
Author(s): David Limbaugh
ISBN 13: 9781621572558
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Title: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi provides an intimate window into American Muslim life, describing how a passionate pursuit of Islam led him to Christ through friendship, apologetics, dreams and visions. ...
Author(s): Nabeel Qureshi
ISBN 13: 9780310527237
Pages: 352
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Title: He Did This Just for You

<p>Building on stories and illustrations from the book <i>He Chose the Nails</i> by Max Lucado, <i>He Did This Just for You</i> is a 64-page evangelistic book that leads the readers through God's plan of salvation and offers an invitation to accept Christ. It's the perfect way to introduce the gospel to friends and acquaintances through Max Lucado's warm and easy to understand writing style. Experience God's grace and plan of salvation for the first time or use this booklet to share the message of hope with someone you know.</p>
Author(s): Max Lucado
ISBN 13: 9780849905728
Pages: 64
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Title: All About Jesus: The Single Story from Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

This book is all about Jesus. The words recorded in it were written about Jesus over 2000 years ago. Yet today his message of peace, hope, love, and forgiveness still resonates with people of all races, nationalities, educational, and economic backgrounds. Some like what he said while others disagree with what he said. But almost everyone finds him intriguing. The story of Jesus comes to us from four different authors, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, written over a period of nearly seventy years. The message and uniqueness of Jesus remain the same, but each author tells the story from his perspective and for his purpose. Some writers wrote more; others wrote less. But what if we could read it as one single story from beginning to end? This book does just that by combining the four reports of Jesus’ life into a single chronological story. Through this book you will take a new look at Jesus, his life, his miracles, and his teachings and be able to come to your own conclusion about him. Produced in cooperation with the International Bible Society.
Author(s): Roger Quy
ISBN 13: 9781932805734
Pages: 254
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Title: Jesus I Never Knew

In What's So Amazing About Grace? award-winning author Philip Yancey explores grace at street level. If grace is God's love for the undeserving, he asks, then what does it look like in action? And if Christians are its sole dispensers, then how are we doing at lavishing grace on a world that knows far more of cruelty and unforgiveness than it does of mercy? Yancey sets grace in the midst of life's stark images, tests its mettle against horrific "ungrace." Can grace survive in the midst of such atrocities as the Nazi holocaust? Can it triumph over the brutality of the Ku Klux Klan? Should any grace at all be shown to the likes of Jeffrey Dahmer, who killed and cannibalized seventeen young men? In his most personal and provocative book ever, Yancey offers compelling, true portraits of grace's life-changing power. He searches for its presence in his own life and in the church. He asks, How can Christians contend graciously with moral issues that threaten all they hold dear?
Author(s): Philip Yancey
ISBN 13: 9780310219231
Pages: 304
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Title: Jesus Today: Experience Hope Through His Presence

<p class="null1">Hope shines brightest when your world is darkest.</p> <p>Jesus Today<sup>TM</sup> was written during a very difficult time in Sarah Young’s life. Yet the words of Scripture and Jesus’ own Presence were ever near, bringing her hope and comfort for each new day.</p> <p>Whether you are needing a lifeline in your discouragement, or simply longing for an encouraging boost in your day, this new devotional book—a sequel to the #1 bestelling Jesus Calling<sup>®</sup>—will speak that same hope into your life. It is written as if Jesus Himself is assuring you that He is in control, that He is good, and that a glorious future awaits all who anchor their hope in Him.</p> <p>Reaching out with peace-filled reminders of Jesus’ Presence from the Word of God—and from the heart of Sarah’s time with the Savior—these devotions will intimately, quietly connect you with Jesus, the One who meets you right where you are.</p>
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781400320097
Pages: 363
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Title: The Case for Jesus

In The Case for Jesus, Brant Pitre taps into the wells of Christian scripture, history, and tradition to ask and answer a number of different questions, including: If we don't know who wrote the Gospels, how can we trust them?
Author(s): Brant Pitre
ISBN 13: 9780770435486
Pages: 256
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Title: Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough

Abandon dead, dry, rule-keeping and embrace the promise of being truly known and deeply loved. Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.” The 4-minute video literally became an overnight sensation, with 7 million YouTube views in its first 48 hours (and 23+ million in a year). The message blew up on social-media, triggering an avalanche of responses running the gamut from encouraged to enraged. In Jesus > Religion, Bethke unpacks similar contrasts that he drew in the poem—highlighting the difference between teeth gritting and grace, law and love, performance and peace, despair and hope. With refreshing candor he delves into the motivation behind his message, beginning with the unvarnished tale of his own plunge from the pinnacle of a works-based, fake-smile existence that sapped his strength and led him down a path of destructive behavior. Bethke is quick to acknowledge that he’s not a pastor or theologian, but simply a regular, twenty-something who cried out for a life greater than the one for which he had settled. Along his journey, Bethke discovered the real Jesus, who beckoned him beyond the props of false religion.
Author(s): Jefferson Bethke
ISBN 13: 9781400205394
Pages: 240
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Title: Zealot

The author of the best-selling No God but God presents a meticulously researched biography of Jesus that draws on biblical and historical sources to place his achievements and influence against the turbulent backdrop of his time.
Author(s): Reza Aslan
ISBN 13: 9780812981483
Pages: 296
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Title: Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

After many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior's voice and begin listening for what He was saying. So with pen in hand, she embarked on a journey that forever changed her—and many others around the world.

In these powerful pages are the words and Scriptures Jesus lovingly laid on her heart. Words of reassurance, comfort, and hope. Words that have made her increasingly aware of His presence and allowed her to enjoy His peace.

Jesus is calling out to you in the same way. Maybe you share the author’s need for a great sense of “God with you”. Or perhaps Jesus seems distant without you knowing why. Or maybe you have wandered farther from Him that you ever imagined you would. Here is a year’s worth of daily readings from Young’s journals to bring you closer to Christ and move your time with Him from monologue to a dialogue.

Each day is written as if Jesus Himself were speaking to you. Because He is. Do you hear Him calling?

Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781591451884
Pages: 400
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Title: Jesus

James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and ...
Author(s): James Martin
ISBN 13: 9780062024244
Pages: 352
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Title: Authority of the Excellent Name of Jesus

Authority of the Name of JESUS is a fact or truth that all Christians, young and old need to be familiar with in the Christian race. This book is not an alternative to personal study and meditation on the Word of God, but it is a quick reference and reminder of the absolute power in the name of JESUS. It will help to dispel the doubts, strengthen your faith in the name of Jesus and help you walk in God's purpose for your life. Walking with God in our Christian lives is one full of challenges and trials. Even in the best of times. As you read this book, it is my prayer that you are blessed and that God continues to grant you grace in your Christian life. Dr. Charles Osime. This book will increase your faith, power and knowledge of the authority in the name of Jesus. It is a well-researched book that is intended by the author to highlight one of the fundamental truths of the word of God and our Christian belief, that is, the authority we have in the name of Jesus and the healing/miracles that are possible through that name. Christians, who do not understand and use the power and the authority in the name of Jesus, short-change themselves in every way especially in Christian warfare and daily victorious Christian living. May God give you wisdom and revelation concerning this name. Toby A. Bol Humphrey Akparah is a spiritual counselor and teacher, motivational speaker, author and a deliverance minister. As a church planter, he founded two churches in Africa and was instrumental in other church planting and equipping. He is graced with the gift of spiritual insight and discernment into spiritual problems. His second book is titled The Amazing Power of Grace.
Author(s): Humphrey O. Akparah
ISBN 13: 9781625090621
Pages: 142
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Title: Just Like Jesus: Learning to Have a Heart Like His

Author(s): Max Lucado
ISBN 13: 9780849921223
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Title: Christ the Merciful

Brother Victor-Antoine explores the absolute centrality of Christ in the prayer life of any Christian. The end result is a comprehensive confession of his faith and testimony to the many "names of Christ" that cross through historical, monastic, and mystical traditions. Keeping true to the hope for a unified Church, Christ the Merciful incorporates both Western and Eastern Orthodox sources. Chapters situating Christ in context of his life in Palestine, his role as a son, friend, and family member, and his place in the living history of the church all help to create a full, well-rounded portrait of his divine and human lives. By viewing Christ through these various facets, the book helps readers enrich their relationship to the mystery of God, adding contour to their spiritual journey. Scholars, clergy, and lay religious alike will be inspired and informed by Brother Victor-Antoine's ability to present difficult concepts in a clear, straightforward manner, informed by years of monastic practice.
Author(s): Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette
ISBN 13: 9781612617725
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Title: Dear Jesus: Seeking His Life in Your Life

From your heart's deepest cry to life's joyful praises, nothing is off limits to Jesus.
Knowing Jesus on a deeper, more personal level means sharing all aspects of your life with Him…every day. In Dear Jesus, Sarah Young exemplifies what it means to do this-to dialogue with the Savior. She begins each of the 120 devotionals by sharing intimate struggles and longings that weigh on the heart-being preoccupied with problems; being dissatisfied with oneself, and other spiritual issues. Jesus then responds in His loving way by giving guidance and encouragement, using Scripture as the foundation from which His words flow. Readers will be drawn into the presence of God through these spiritual letters of grace.
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781404104952
Pages: 256
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Title: A Heart on Fire

A lively introduction to one of the greatest Catholic devotions--the Sacred Heart of Jesus--showing clearly how the Heart of Christ can be a source of joyful transformation for contemporary Catholics. The Sacred Heart of Jesus, an age-old and often misunderstood devotion, is presented in this persuasive and engaging guide by Rev. James Kubicki, S.J. He delves into the devotion's rich theological and spiritual roots and demonstrates how the faithful may encounter the Heart of Jesus in one another, scripture, the sacraments, and especially in the Eucharist. Kubicki brings to life the rich imagery associated with the devotion's history and provides a contemporary look at traditional devotions like the Twelve Promises, family consecration and enthronement, the Sacred Heart Badge, the Litany of the Sacred Heart, holy hours, and devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Author(s): James Kubicki S. J.
ISBN 13: 9781594712876
Pages: 196
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Title: Breakfast with Jesus

Greg Laurie brings us along on a walk with Jesus and his disciples, encouraging us to see him through the eyes of his disciples in order to know him better, challenging us firsthand with the main spiritual lessons Jesus entrusted to his followers, and inspiring us with the many promises that the Savior gave to those who choose to follow him. As we walk with Jesus, hopefully we, too, will come to see Jesus as his disciples did: as a living, breathing, ever-present friend, mentor, and teacher. Tyndale House Publishers

Author(s): Greg Laurie
ISBN 13: 9780842353281
Pages: 304
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Title: Find a Real Friend in Jesus: Ten Amazingly Easy Steps

“For years the Lord was right beside me, asking me to be his friend. Unfortunately, I was too busy to respond. The only time I ever spoke with him was when I needed something. In an emergency, I always seemed to remember Jesus. I knew where to find him when I was in trouble, but I would forget about him as soon as he answered my prayer.” Sound familiar? Maybe you turn to Jesus whenever you’re in need, but find yourself ignoring Him when your life is smooth sailing. Maybe you already feel close to the Lord, but recognize that—like a marriage or any other significant relationship—complacency can lead to a rut. Maybe you’ve never even spoken with Him and aren’t quite sure where to begin. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, it’s absolutely possible to forge a deeper and richer relationship with Jesus. And in Gary Zimak’s newest book, you’ll discover ten amazingly easy steps that will help draw you closer to the Lord. You’ll explore lives in the Bible that were changed forever because of encounters with Jesus. Then you’ll learn concrete steps that you can take to grow your friendship with Him. After all, Jesus wants to be your BFF—your Best Friend Forever—even more than you do! So while these steps require some effort on your part, you can rest assured that Jesus is ready and willing to hold up His end of the deal. You face an important decision that only you can make. Are you ready to invite Jesus more deeply into
Author(s): Gary Zimak
ISBN 13: 9781632530226
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Title: A Portrait of Jesus

There are countless paths to follow when seeking spiritual guidance, but thousands of years of religion and theology cannot replace the premier example that Jesus himself set. In A Portrait of Jesus, bestselling writer Joseph Girzone recaptures the truth of Jesus that is presented in the Gospels and gives a compelling vision of the person Jesus' contemporaries must have known. In his most powerful work yet, Girzone seeks to personify Christ in the minds of readers by asking some simple questions: "What did people see in Jesus as he walked down the street? How did he approach others and what would these people take away from meeting him? What do his actions tell us about how we can live our lives today?" It is Girzone's empowering and loving understanding of the heart of Christianity that will make A Portrait of Jesus a groundbreaking classic in the tradition of his bestselling books, Joshua and Never Alone.

Author(s): Joseph F. Girzone
ISBN 13: 9780385484770
Pages: 179
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Title: Jesus, CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership

An inspirational guide for business managers combines spiritual and professional advice on how to work with and motivate others as a means of accomplishing shared goals and achieving economic success.
Author(s): Laurie Beth Jones
ISBN 13: 9780786881260
Pages: 352
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Title: Follow Christ: Developing the Practices of an Intentional Disciple is so beautiful to follow Jesus, to walk in the footsteps of Jesus, that you then find balance and move forward. Pope Francis Walking in the footsteps of Jesus is a nice image, one which we aspire to as Christians. We go to mass, we pray, but we feel like there is more we could be doing and aren t sure what next steps to take. In Following Christ: Developing the Practices of an Intentional Disciple, authors Dave Nodar, Fr. Erik Arnold, and Ally Ascosi lead us through the important, basic disciplines that characterize intentional disciples: Daily, deliberate personal prayer time Taking the Bible down from the shelf and really using it in your life The gift of the sacraments Christ gave us to give us the strength to follow him Forgiveness as a key element of discipleship What it means to live a life empowered by the Holy Spirit Finally, you ll learn to recognize and defend against the struggles that often accompany a new or renewed relationship with Christ. Pope Francis said, Let us ask ourselves: How do I follow Jesus? Follow Christ begins to show us the way.
Author(s): David Nodar;Father Erik Arnold;Aly Ascosi
ISBN 13: 9781612789392
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Title: A Second Look

What do the magi, a rich kid, a short tax collector, a thirsty woman from Samaria, a boy with some bread and fish, a burly fisherman, and a Jewish official, have in common with YOU? An encounter with Jesus. In A Second Look, you ll be fascinated, amused, and challenged as you get to know ten characters from Scripture, from all walks of life, and learn about their encounter with Jesus, including stories like:
Author(s): Mark Hart
ISBN 13: 9781612788128
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Title: Jesus Or Nothing

Responding to the “pop” atheism trend, DeWitt challenges high school and college students to seriously consider the implications of an atheistic worldview while setting forth a compelling case for Christianity.
Author(s): Dan DeWitt
ISBN 13: 9781433540462
Pages: 142
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Title: In the Words of Jesus

What did Jesus say? No individual has a greater impact on human history than Jesus Christ. In just three short years, this humble carpenter challenged, enlightened, and transformed those around Him with words of wisdom, grace, truth, hope, and love. And through His words and actions, He provided indisputable evidence that God always has been and always will be among us. In the Words of Jesus distills Jesus’ most profound teachings from the four Gospels and reflects on what His message meant not only during His brief ministry on earth but also for us today. Like the Gospels themselves, In the Words of Jesus is a timeless reminder of what it looks like to live a truly pure and godly life, and an invaluable source of biblical wisdom sure to inspire and enlighten readers of all ages.
Author(s): Tyndale
ISBN 13: 9781496402530
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Title: Unexpected Jesus : The Gospel as Surprise

How can Christians live with a surprising God? How can we know and trust God without taming God or reducing God to an idol? Is knowing God the same thing as being open to God? Is God's freedom to act independently of our knowing him actually how we know him most genuinely and deeply? In Unexpected Jesus, Craig Hovey explores in depth the idea that the Christian gospel is a surprising encounter that calls for people to risk living with a God who shows up in unexpected ways. The Gospels often portray Jesus Christ as elusive and difficult to grasp. Hovey helps the reader to "un-expect" Jesus-to preserve Jesus's reality as a surprise rooted in the resurrection. As living and free, the joyous presence of Christ in the world is also unfathomable and uncontainable. Jesus's being free and surprising-unexpected-strengthens Christians' trust in God and helps them to live in God's world.
Author(s): Craig Hovey
ISBN 13: 9781610978798
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Title: Jesus

James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and ...
Author(s): James Martin
ISBN 13: 9780062024244
Pages: 352
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Title: The Relationship Principles of Jesus

What would you give to radically improve, even transform, what matters most in your relationships?

How about forty days of your time?

In forty days, bring new depth and health to your marriage, your family, and your friendships. Six weeks to explore and implement six foundational principles that Jesus taught and lived. You'll be equipped with insights and a practical path for fulfilling God's intention for all your relationships---even the difficult ones.

Shaped after Rick Warren's monumental bestseller, The Purpose Driven Life, this book invites you to learn from the Master of relationships. The Relationship Principles of Jesus will profoundly shape how you view relationships.

Author(s): Tom Holladay
ISBN 13: 9780310283676
Pages: 336
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Title: Jesus Culture: Calling a Generation to Revival

You Were Created For This Moment in History! A new breed of revivalist is arising to answer the cry of God’s heart. These burning ones are calling cities and nations back to the Lord, and challenging societies to be transformed by the power and love of God. This is your call and mandate! It’s one thing to be counter-cultural and go against the flow of culture. But God calls us to an even greater way of living by making Jesus the model for everything we do. Join this movement and… Unlock the blessing of honoring those who have gone before you Experience a powerful prayer-life marked by boldness, confidence and expectancy Activate the supernatural power of God through healing, signs, wonders, and the prophetic Banning Liebscher, founder of the Jesus Culture movement, believes that you were positioned at this time in history for this moment. Discover the blueprint to fulfilling your purpose, living an extraordinary life, and changing the world— starting wherever God has placed you today!
Author(s): Banning Liebscher;Bill Johnson;Lou Engle
ISBN 13: 9780768405378
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Title: The Jesus Life: Eight Ways to Recover Authentic Christianity

Lost? Explore the way to life! We've lost the way that leads to life. With competing priorities and rival demands, we're more confused than ever in how to live the life Jesus offers. Is it the church way, the American way, or the busy way? With so many ways facing us, we're more paralyzed than alive; more perplexed than sure; more bewildered than confident. The Jesus Life offers eight compelling ways to help us rediscover what it really means to follow Jesus in the 21st ccentury.
Author(s): Smith, Stephen W.
ISBN 13: 9781434700643
Pages: 256
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Title: The Jesus Code

Jesus gets attention not with exclamation marks, but with question marks. Jesus was always asking questions. Whether with a small group or large crowd, Jesus opened hearts and minds by asking questions that grasped attention and made one think. In The Jesus Code, author O. S. Hawkins poses fifty-two thought-provoking questions found throughout the Bible that believers should be able to answer as they grow in their faith and share their faith with others. Each question features a devotional thought to help readers find answers and promote further reflection. Sample questions include: What does the Lord require of you? Where can I go from Your Spirit? Who is my neighbor? What is your life? A vapor that appears and vanishes away? Why do you seek the living among the dead? Will a man rob God? As with The Joshua Code, all royalties will go to Mission:Dignity, whose mission supports retired pastors and their wives (or widows) living near poverty level. Features & Benefits: Includes 52 thought-provoking questions and answers Handsome burnished leathersoft binding for a rich, classic look This release follows peak of O.S. Hawkins’ book, The Joshua Code with sales of more than 150,000 units All royalties go toward Mission:Dignity, an organization that supports retired pastors and their spouses living near the poverty
Author(s): O. S. Hawkins
ISBN 13: 9780529100825
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Title: Jesus Swagger

Encourages readers to question their own commitment to Christianity and start living an authentic Christian life.
Author(s): Jarrid Wilson
ISBN 13: 9780718021993
Pages: 208
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Title: Why Jesus?: Rediscovering His Truth in an Age of Mass Marketed Spirituality

The author believes that over the past forty years movements like New Age spirituality and society's obsession with human potential have combined like a "perfect storm" to redefine for popular culture what has been for centuries the classic biblical definition of the person, work, and teaching of Jesus Christ.

In WHY JESUS?, Ravi Zacharias looks at the impact of this "storm" by discussing the 60s-70s "Age of Aquarius," actor Shirley MacLaine's book and TV series Out On a Limb, author James Redfield (The Celestine Prophecy), Rhonda Byrne (The Secret), Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code), and other books by Eckart Tolle, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, the Dali Lama, and Marianne Williamson. Special attention will be given to the influence of Oprah Winfrey's media platform in reshaping society by introducing and promoting certain books and authors.

Major new age and human potential tenets will be discussed like: the belief that we are all gods and have to discover our divinity; Jesus was only a good teacher; Christianity is but one among many ways to eternal life; reincarnation is real; Jesus was married; truth is relative; there is no sin; and perfection is possible.

The truth of and the arguments for the bodily resurrection of Jesus will be presented as the most important argument for the exclusive claims about Jesus and Christianity.

Author(s): Ravi Zacharias
ISBN 13: 9780892963058
Pages: 304
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Title: The Mind of Jesus

IN THIS book William Barclay interprets the Gospels with as much psychological insight as is possible. The historical background is described so as to illuminate the who story, and both the words and the works of Jesus are presented with a fresh comprehensiveness, always bearing in mind the questions which modern readers ask. The story takes us step by step from the first Passover in the Temple to the Transfiguration. A Lecturer in New Testament in the University of Glasgow, Dr Barclay is probably the most popular expositor of the Bible now writing in Britain. As one reviewer has commented, 'he brings to his task the experience of the tried preacher as well as the learning of the scholar'. For years Dr Barclay has cherished the ambition to write this life of Jesus.
Author(s): William Barclay
ISBN 13: 9780060604516
Pages: 340
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Title: Jesus on Trial

An investigation into each stage of the judicial process Jesus endured: revealing crucial details about Jewish/Roman law that you may have missed. You, the juror, get to learn what he came to do.
Author(s): James Montgomery Boice
ISBN 13: 9781596381544
Pages: 128
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Title: Jesus Lives: Seeing His Love in Your Life

<p class="null1">From your heart’s deepest cry to life’s joyful praises, Jesus is in them all!</p> <p>Knowing Jesus on a deeper, more personal level not only means sharing all aspects of your life with the Savior, but it means <i>seeing</i> Him at work in your life as well. Whether you’re struggling your way through a valley or reaping a bounty of blessings, Jesus is very much alive and present. The question is, do you see Him? Do you recognize His voice? His comforting hand? His desire to fellowship with you?</p> <p>In <i>Jesus Lives!</i> author Sarah Young provides180 topical devotionals exemplifying Jesus' presence in your life, giving insight and wisdom, and bringing to light the truth of Romans 8:11: <i>The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, <b>lives in you!</b></i></p>
Author(s): Sarah Young
ISBN 13: 9781400320943
Pages: 368
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Title: Four Witnesses: The Rebel, the Rabbi, the Chronicler, and the Mystic

"Who Do You Say I Am?"
Four Witnesses Offer Strikingly Different Testimony to the Life and Death of Jesus

Bringing the stories of Jesus to life for the contemporary reader, Robin Griffith-Jones revives the origional power and intent of each of the four gospels. He presents a lively discussion of how and why each gospel was written, considering the substance and style of the testimony itself as well as the unique context of each story. Mark's gospel tells the rebel's story of Jesus as a failed revolutionary whose mission mysteriously succeeds. For the rabbi Matthew, Jesus is the long-awaited fulfillment of Jewish expectation. For Luke, Jesus is a heroic, compassionate social revolutionary who confidently and mercifully dies on behalf of all humanity. John's gospel is a mystic's interpretation of the divinity of Jesus told in powerful poetic language.

"Who do you say I am?" Each gospel offers its own answer to Jesus' question, influenced by the context of its writing and the personality of its writer. All four gospels taken together provide what one alone could not: a remarkably full and compelling presentation of Jesus and his message.

Author(s): Robin Griffith-jones
ISBN 13: 9780062516480
Pages: 416
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Title: The Jesus Habits: Exercising the Spiritual Disciplines of Jesus

“What would Jesus do?” Perhaps the place to start is by answering another question: “How did Jesus live?” The promise in looking at the life of Christ is the thought that it is a life that can be imitated. Jay Dennis has unlocked the secret in The Jesus Habits.The author presents the disciplines that shaped Jesus’ life. They were his priority and the touchstone to the rhythm of his day. They have been practiced for centuries by mystics, monks, and saints, but they can often be overlooked and undervalued in our fast-paced, hurried-and-harried modern lives. These habits are for everyone—the busy executive to the stay-at-home mom. These Jesus habits form distinguishable patterns in the life of Jesus that can become a reality in the life of any Christian.
Author(s): Jay Dennis
ISBN 13: 9780805431278
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Title: Jesus Apprentice: Doing What Jesus Did

When Jesus taught the disciples, his message was simple and clear. In this illuminating study, Jeff Kirby sweeps aside the clutter of our daily lives and takes us to the heart of Jesus’s message. With Jesus as our teacher and mentor, we explore Christian belief through Christian action, following in the footsteps of our Lord. Jesus’s message is explored in four chapters: 1. The Day I Met Jesus 2. Announcing Good News 3. The Ministry of Healing 4. Praying for Self and Others
Author(s): Jeff Kirby
ISBN 13: 9781426787737
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Title: Share Jesus without Fear

In recent years, the Share Jesus without Fear book and its growing family of ancillary products have sparked a faith-sharing movement that continues to gain momentum. It began with the jaw-dropping story of William Fay, once a money-driven businessman with Mafia ties who ran a house of prostitution until it was raided by police. Facing the threat of jail time, Fay turned to Jesus Christ for redemption and ever since has been turning others to Him as well. Now featuring a fresh new cover design, Share Jesus without Fear relays Fay's passionate, effective instructions on how to share the love of Christ with anyone--without feeling intimidated on either side of the conversation. Bold and joyful, the outreach movement continues without fear.

Author(s): Linda Evans Shepherd
ISBN 13: 9780805418392
Pages: 192
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