The User-Friendly New Testament: Finding Ourselves in the Stories of Jesus

The User-Friendly New Testament: Finding Ourselves in the Stories of Jesus

by Marilyn Green Faulkner

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Overview

Wake up your scripture study with this fresh and fun companion to the New Testament! The characteristically witty Marilyn Faulkner discusses New Testament stories like you’ve never heard them before. Use the parable of the sower to evaluate your use of social media, get directions as you scale the Sermon on the Mount, and learn how grace helps you be born again (and again and again).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462123056
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 11/13/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,197,143
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: What Was Jesus Really Like? 1

Chapter 2 The Nativity: Where the Atonement Begins 13

Chapter 3 What Would Mary Do? 22

Chapter 4 Matthew: Scaling the Sermon on the Mount 31

Chapter 5 Mark: A Lesson in Celestial Branding 41

Chapter 6 A Sabbath-Keeping Self-Help Session 52

Chapter 7 Luke: Jesus and the Hero's Journey 61

Chapter 8 Knocking on Heavens Door: The Purpose, Process, and Power of Prayer 78

Chapter 9 John: Jesus, the God of Miracles 93

Chapter 10 How to Be Born Again and Again 105

Chapter 11 The Last Supper and Family Traditions 118

Chapter 12 When We Survey the Wondrous Cross 132

Chapter 13 Life after Life: The Power of the Resurrection 142

Chapter 14 How to Act like an Apostle 154

Chapter 15 Cognitive Dissonance and the Day of Pentecost 165

Chapter 16 The Rooftop View: How Gods Church Works 172

Chapter 17 Paul's Celestial Road Trip: Our Road to Damascus 183

Chapter 18 The Adjacent Possible: How Diversity Enriches the Church 193

Chapter 19 Superpowers, Spiritual Gifts, and the Parable of the Talents 207

Chapter 20 Lessons from the Master Minister: Christ among the Nephites 216

Chapter 21 A Sacred Space: Finding Jesus in the Temple 234

Chapter 22 Conclusion: What Would Jesus Really Do? 260

Index 275

About the Author 277

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