The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels

The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels

by David Limbaugh


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"Who do you say that I am?"

Uttered by Jesus Christ, this profound question has presented an age-old challenge to believers, skeptics, scholars, and rulers.

In attempting to answer this question, The True Jesus goes straight to the unimpeachable source: the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Only in the Gospels, says #1 New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh, do we come face-to-face with the Son of God, Whose sublime teachings, miraculous actions, and divine essence leap off every page and into our hearts.

In this book, Limbaugh combines the four Gospel stories into a unified account (though not, he humbly admits, a perfect harmony) and guides readers on a faith journey through the Four Evangelists' testimonies of the life of Jesus Christ. Along the way, Limbaugh shares his insights on Jesus' words and deeds as well as His unique nature as fully human and fully divine. In The True Jesus, you will learn:

- Why even the apostles failed to completely understand Jesus' true identity and mission until after His crucifixion
- The real basis for the rejection of Jesus' message by skeptics in His hometown and elsewhere
- The historical events preceding Jesus' birth that providentially paved the way for Christianity
- How Jesus' message utterly contradicted modern attempts to portray Him as being non-judgmental

Limbaugh's passion for the Gospels infuses the pages of The True Jesus, which is both a primer for new Bible readers and an outstanding guide to the Gospels for long-time believers. Who really is the true Jesus? Open this book and begin your odyssey toward the answer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621577249
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 90,193
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

David Limbaugh is a lawyer, nationally syndicated columnist, political commentator, and the author of ten bestsellers, including Jesus on Trial, The Emmaus Code, The True Jesus, and Jesus is Risen. The brother of radio host Rush Limbaugh, he lives in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, with his wife and children. Follow him on Twitter: @DavidLimbaugh.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Backdrop to the Greatest Story Ever Told 11

Chapter 1 The Overlooked Era: Life between the Old and New Testaments 13

Chapter 2 New Testament Basics: Building Blocks of the Revelation 37

Chapter 3 Miraculous: The Literary Wonder of the New Testament 59

Chapter 4 The Gospels: Four Perspectives, One Message 85

Part II A Visit from God 115

Chapter 5 From Jesus' Birth to His Initial Teachings 117

Chapter 6 From "Catching Men" to the Golden Rule 145

Chapter 7 From Healing a Centurion's Servant to Confrontations with Pharisees 169

Chapter 8 From the Transfiguration to an Argument over Abraham 201

Chapter 9 From Healing a Blind Man to Mary's Ointment 235

Chapter 10 From the Plot to Kill Lazarus to Peter's Ill-Fated Vow 263

Chapter 11 From Jesus' Reassurance to Pilate's Judgment 295

Chapter 12 From the Flogging of Jesus to His Ascension 323

Conclusion 347

Acknowledgments 355

Notes 359

Study Guide 433

Index 447

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