Great Truths from Jesus' Conversations With Men

 
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Product Description Great Truths from Jesus' Conversations With Men presents eleven conversations from the life of Jesus. These conversations reveal great truths about the Christian faith and what Christians should be and do as disciples of Jesus Christ. The conversations dramatically picture Jesus special ability to relate to each person as an individual. The author presents the conversations in dialog fashion, using fiction techniques to enliven the text while remaining true to the biblical account. The presentations take into account the cultural and political background of the period and places. Following the account of each conversation are interactive learning exercises that can be completed individually or in a group setting. This book is a handy tool for group and individual Bible study. Chapter titles: Prologue: Conversation A Teaching Tool Conversation 1: Are You the Coming One? (John the Baptist) Conversation 2: Born Again? How Can This Happen? (Nicodemus) Conversation 3: Who Do You Think I Am? (12 Disciples) Conversation 4: Who Caused This Tragedy? (Disciples) Conversation 5: Dialog with Demons: What Have I to Do with You? (Demoniac) Conversation 6: Why Don t Your Disciples Wash Their Hands? (Pharisees) Conversation 7: Why Don t You Control Your Disciples? (Pharisees) Conversation 8: Where Do You Get Your Authority? (Pharisees) Conversation 9: Is It I? (Judas) Conversation 10: What Do You Teach Your Disciples? (High Priest) Conversation 11: Feed My Lambs (Peter) The On-going Response Scripture Index Subject Index Glossary of Terms About the Author

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Jesus' teaching was like none the world had ever known. As he taught rich and wonderful truths, he used a variety of teaching methods. One teaching tool he used many times was conversation. Sometimes, he began the conversation with a question, a challenge, an illustration or a statement. Sometimes, the conversation began with a question from one of his disciples. Whatever prompted the conversation, Jesus used it as an opportunity to teach the questioner and others about the things of God and his kingdom. People were captivated by what Jesus said. The Gospel writer described the fascination this way: “All the people were hanging upon His words” (Luke 19:48, NASB). That fascination continues to the present. Jesus still speaks in conversation through the Bible. The eleven conversations included in this book contain messages that have informed and encouraged and comforted countless individuals down through the centuries.

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About the Author Shirley Stephens is seminary trained and has written extensively over a period of thirty-plus years. Other books to her credit are: Under the SS Shadow, the true story of a former Hitler Youth and the son of an SS major; A New Testament View of Women, a biblical study of all of the New Testament passages that relate specifically to women; Breaking Crime's Vicious Cycle, the gripping, true-life story of hardened criminal Don Dennis and his conversion and transformation into a life of service to inmates; My Daughter Susan Smith, the true story of a troubled young mother who sent her children to their deaths in a South Carolina lake. From the Cell to the Cross, an update of Breaking Crime's Vicious Cycle, with emphasis on Don's ministry in youth prisons; Great Truths from Jesus' Conversations With Women, nine truths that Jesus taught women presented in dialog fashion; Great Truths from Jesus' Conversations With Pharisees, ten truths that Jesus taught Pharisees presented in dialog fashion; Great Truths from One Woman's Conversations With the Apostle Paul, nine teachings of the Apostle Paul on the role of women in the home, church and society presented in dialog fashion.

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