The way of Jesus means that despite our tears and scars, we can become vessels of divine light. A young man loses his wife while their baby escapes without injury. In abject grief he reaches out to a friend for solace. What words of comfort are even possible? How can Jesus repair and renew these lives in this world? Author Bruce Chilton begins in the everyday. He shows how following Jesus not only repairs shattered lives, but renews them. While no broken life is ever simply reassembled and although there is no magic going back to the pristine, repair and renewal will empower us to truly live and love again. But our path requires something from us--mindful practice of Jesus' teachings about the soul, spirit, kingdom, insight, forgiveness, mercy, and glory.To Repair and Renew the World Bruce Chilton ... Similarly, reducing the Kingdom to a static concept such as aquot;Goda#39;s plan for humanity, aquot; or aquot;the reward of the just, aquot; oversimplifies what is involved ... Whether in present experience or in hope for the future, ancient Israelites saw the Kingdom of God as active within their lives.
|Title||:||The Way of Jesus|
|Publisher||:||Abingdon Press - 2010-02-01|