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444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus: A Treasury of Inspiring Thoughts and Classic Quotations [Paperback]

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For more than two thousand years, Jesus of Nazareth has captivated minds and hearts and souls. Drawn from the prayers of saints, the wisdom of philosophers, the imagination of artists, and the insights of statesmen, these quotations enrich our understanding of the Son of God.
The thought-provoking themes in 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus include:
Jesus as God and Man
The Life and Teachings of Jesus
The Love of Jesus
Life in Christ
Jesus as Savior
The Power of the Cross
Images of Jesus
Jesus and History
His Spiritual Legacy

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Studio: Bethany House
Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.8" Width: 5" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 28, 2006
Publisher   BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
ISBN  0764201611  
ISBN13  9780764201615  


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Baker Publishing Group Baker Publishing Group is an Evangelical Christian book publisher based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It has six main divisions: Bethany House, Revell, Baker Books, Baker Academic, Chosen and Brazos Press.

The company was founded in 1939, by Herman Baker. The company has published of Christian books that discuss many issues, from family life to theology, within a broadly evangelical framework. Baker publishes books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling and leadership. Baker also publishes for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, spirituality, encouragement, relationships, marriage, parenting and the intersection of Christianity and culture.

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Baker Books - has a vision for building up the body of Christ through books that are relevant, intelligent, and engaging. We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, spirituality, encouragement, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, and leadership.

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Ever since the 1971 publication of The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, Chosen Books has been publishing powerful books that help millions to live the Spirit-filled life. Attracting evangelicals and charismatics, professionals and laypersons, books published by Chosen help believers to better know and love the Lord Jesus Christ, to pray about the concerns that are on God's heart, to be empowered by his Spirit for ministry, to fulfill the Great Commission, and to transform their communities and their world. Several hundred titles over more than thirty years, from Charles Colson's Born Again to Cindy Jacobs' Possessing the Gates of the Enemy, reflect the publishing goal of Chosen Books: to publish well-crafted books that recognize the gifts and ministry of the Holy Spirit and help readers live more empowered and effective lives for Jesus Christ. Challenged by the written word, these hungry readers are joining the incredible adventure of what God is doing in the world.

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Highly recommended reading for all Christian readers regardless of denominational affiliation  May 6, 2006
Deftly compiled by international lawyer and theologian Isabella D. Bunn, 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus: A Treasury Of Inspiring Thoughts And Classic Quotations is an inspirational collection of sayings, quotes, words, phrases, and treasured wisdom regarding the life, teachings and example of Jesus Christ. Including sub-chapters such as: Jesus As God And Man; The Life And Teachings Of Jesus; The Love Of Jesus; Life In Christ; Jesus As Savior; The Power Of The Cross; Images Of Jesus; Jesus And History; and His Spiritual Legacy, 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus substantively contributes to an enlightened and enlightening understanding of Jesus Christ's enduring influence and timeless wisdom. 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus is very highly recommended reading for all Christian readers regardless of denominational affiliation. "Apart from Christ we know neither what our life nor death is; we do not know what God is nor what we ourselves are." Blaise Pascal (1623-1662).
 
Neat little book  Apr 3, 2006
A neat little book to set on your nightstand, coffee table, or reference shelf 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus is alive with interesting and devotional material. Divided into nine sections, the quotes look at many facets of our Lord. Between Phillips Brooks "Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity." (9) to A. W. Tozer's "Promoting self under the guise of promoting Christ is currently so common as to excite little notice." (177) you'll bathe your mind in 208 pages of confronting excerpts. To make this book easier to use, the compiler has closed with a Guide to Themes, an Index of Sources, and a bibliography.

Just to whet your interest, here are a few more quotes. Mother Teresa, "Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus." (56) Antony of Padua, "Christ is the dazzling bright sun who covered himself with a cloud in order to be seen." (125) St. Augustine, "Christ is the best husband." (128) Harvey Cox,"There has never been a better raconteur than Jesus of Nazareth." (137) Joni Eareckson Tada, "No other religion or philosophy promises glorified bodies, hearts and minds. Only in the Gospel of Jesus Christ do hurting people find such incredible hope." (165) There are a myriad sources, including: George MacDonald, Eleanor Roosevelt, Luis Palau, Ulrich Zwingli, Calvin Miller, Christina Rossetti, and Paul Bunyon.

The compiler, Dr. Isabella Bunn, is an interesting person - international lawyer, theologian, Christian social ethics specialist, a college associate director. Bunn's vast library has provided many of the citations in 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus. - Donna Eggett, Christian Book Previews.com
 
Rich with wonderful quotes!  Feb 14, 2006
Over many years, Dr. Isabella D. Bunn has compiled a fascinating and memorable collection of quotes about Jesus from philosophers, artists, statesman and writers.

The themes include:

Jesus as God and Man
The Life and Teachings of Jesus
The Love of Jesus
Life in Christ
Jesus as Savior
The Power of the Cross
Images of Jesus
Jesus and History
His Spiritual Legacy

This small book is just the size to toss into your bag and carry it with you to read whenever you have a few spare moments. It is filled with big quotes that will give you a new understanding of Jesus.

There are many quotes that were memorable for me. Some of my favorites:

They should have known that he was God. His patience should have proved that to them. Tertullian (c. 160-225) Church father from Carthage.

A man who was completely innocent offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Indian Statesman and Pacifist

My favorite is: To be like Christ is to be a Christian. William Penn (1644-1718) English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania.

Armchair Interviews says: This book is rich with wonderful thoughts. Those thoughts will give you food for thought and feed you at the same time.




 

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