Jesus Christ, His Life and Mine: The Story of Jesus and How It Applies to Us in the Twitter Era

Jesus Christ, His Life and Mine: The Story of Jesus and How It Applies to Us in the Twitter Era

by R. Christian Bohlen


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". . . highly readable . . . superb . . . theologically sound and succinct. . . personable and energetic. . ."
- BlueInk Reviews, starred review

". . . eloquent and inviting. . . makes all the elements of [the Jesus] narrative feel fresh. . . bracingly enthusiastic. . ."
-Kirkus Reviews

Finally! A delightfully simple, fresh approach to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ for today’s adults and youth. Watch it all happen on this historically accurate guided tour through Jesus’s life―like you are there―from birth to resurrection.

With love, hope, and even humor, come to know Him as a real person. Watch as He dramatically unveils Himself as the God of all creation and the Savior of the world. Find insights and solutions for even your toughest, modern problems. No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, the Spirit of God will whisper how it all applies to your life as you ponder the thought-provoking questions at the end of most chapters. The non-judgmental tone, evidence-oriented approach to building faith, and short chapters make this the ideal book about Christ for today's insanely busy, sometimes skeptical readers.

This book takes a "Shared Faith Perspective" by focusing on the common core of Christian beliefs instead of focusing on denominational differences. The real joy of being a Christian comes when we truly believe in Christ, love Him, and strive to follow Him. But how can we do that without knowing the details of His life? This book takes the reader's gospel experience to the next level by bringing us right beside Jesus. And for all of us living in the "Twitter era," the simple explanations and explicit connections to modern situations make His light more applicable and satisfying than ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949572001
Publisher: Carpenter's Son Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 798,581
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

R. Christian Bohlen has been involved in ministry and church leadership for over thirty years, including oversight of a prison ministry program, which is his signature cause as an author. He holds an M.S. degree in communications and has received multiple personal and team awards as a human performance improvement consultant, instructional designer, and program manager to Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States and Canada.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

A Shared Faith Perspective xi

Introduction 1

Part 1 Entering the World's Stage 9

Chapter 1 Before Christ 13

Chapter 2 The Lamb of God 23

Chapter 3 Wild Man Preaching 33

Chapter 4 Temptations 43

Part 2 I Am the Messiah 51

Chapter 5 The Beginning of Miracles 55

Chapter 6 My Father's House 65

Chapter 7 The Woman of Samaria 73

Chapter 8 Rejected by His Own 83

Chapter 9 Healing and Forgiveness 91

Part 3 The Master Teacher 101

Chapter 10 What Matters Most? 105

Chapter 11 What's in It for Me? 117

Chapter 12 Pebbles to Keep 131

Chapter 13 Save Me! 143

Chapter 14 The Fish, the Coin, and the King 157

Chapter 15 Help of the Helpless 165

Chapter 16 The Bread of Life 175

Part 4 A Matter of Death and Life 185

Chapter 17 Last Trip to Jerusalem 189

Chapter 18 The Atonement 201

Chapter 19 I Have Overcome the World 213

Chapter 20 It Is Finished 223

Chapter 21 From Death to Life 231

Part 5 My Life 241

Chapter 22 The Eye of Faith 245

Chapter 23 What if Believing Is Hard for Me? 257

End Notes 269

About the Author 275

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