Jesus the King: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus

Jesus the King: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus

by Timothy Keller

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Jesus the King: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus by Timothy Keller

Previously published in hardcover as King's Cross

The most influential man to ever walk the earth has had his story told in hundreds of different ways for thousands of years. Can any more be said?

Now, Timothy Keller, New York Times bestselling author of The Prodigal Prophet and the man Newsweek called a “C. S. Lewis for the twenty-first century,” unlocks new insights into the life of Jesus Christ as he explores how Jesus came as a king, but a king who had to bear the greatest burden anyone ever has. Jesus the King is Keller’s revelatory look at the life of Christ as told in the Gospel of Mark. In it, Keller shows how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, historical, and personal, calling each of us to look anew at our relationship with God. It is an unforgettable look at Jesus Christ, and one that will leave an indelible imprint on every reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594486661
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/05/2013
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 90,201
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Timothy Keller was born and raised in Pennsylvania and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. His first pastorate was in Hopewell, Virginia. In 1989 he started Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City with his wife, Kathy, and their three sons. Today, Redeemer has nearly six thousand regular Sunday attendees and has helped to start more than three hundred new churches around the world. He is the author of The Songs of JesusPrayerEncounters with JesusWalking with God Through Pain and SufferingEvery Good Endeavor, and The Meaning of Marriage, among others, including the perennial bestsellers The Reason for God and The Prodigal God.

Table of Contents

Before ix

Part 1 The King

1 The Dance 3

2 The Call 14

3 The Healing 26

4 The Rest 37

5 The Power 49

6 The Waiting 59

7 The Stain 70

8 The Approach 85

9 The Turn 95

Part 2 The Cross

10 The Mountain 111

11 The Trap 123

12 The Ransom 138

13 The Temple 153

14 The Feast 163

15 The Cup 173

16 The Sword 183

17 The End 194

18 The Beginning 212

After 226

Notes 231

Acknowledgments 237

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“Fifty years from now, if . . . Christians are widely known for their love of cities, their commitment to mercy and justice, and their love of their neighbors, Tim Keller will be remembered as a pioneer of the new urban Christians.”—Christianity Today

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King's Cross 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
ChristysBookBlog More than 1 year ago
King's Cross by Timothy Keller is a study of the life of Jesus and his message through the Gospel of Mark. Keller who is the pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan has written several other books about Christianity, but this is a compilation of his sermons on Mark. Mark is considered to be the oldest of the Gospels and is also the shortest. Mark keeps his Gospel short but sweet focusing on the true message of Christ. Keller's wisdom is evident on every page with a great deal of insight for readers. He encourages readers to know Jesus and accept Him as their Savior. "[Jesus] is both the rest and the storm, both the victim and the wielder of the flaming sword, and you must accept him or reject him on the basis of both. Either you'll have to kill him or you'll have to crown him," pg. 162. Keller's writing is straight-forward, much like Mark's, and filled with knowledge. Both readers new to Mark and those who have read the Gospel many times will find much to consider. "When [Jesus] comes back, everything sad will come untrue," pg. 17. His insight into marriage makes me want him to write a marriage guide that gives understanding to this statement: "If two people love each other more than they love God, their minor fight will become major fights, and major fights will become world-shaking cataclysms, because neither can take the other's displeasure or the other's failure. They become isolated from each other and eventually their relationship begins to disintegrate." pg 204. Keller tells readers that the basis of failure or success in every relationship of their life begins with their relationship with Jesus, and that He is their only hope of a satisfying life on earth with the promise of eternal life after. I read a lot of books like this, and Keller's stands out because it is both intelligent and easy to understand. This is a must read for those early in their walk with the Lord and those looking to strengthen their faith.
frausuzy More than 1 year ago
This exposition on Mark is fresh, insightful, and engaging. It has deepened my understanding of the relationship between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Consequently, the wonder of who God is and what He has done in order to have a loving relationship with me has also deepened, and yet feels lighter than ever before. No regrets on this purchase. Will recommend without reservations.
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