Jesus Was Not a Nice Guy

Jesus Was Not a Nice Guy Author Rev. Kory Wilcoxson
ISBN-10 9781483540665
Release 2014-10-15
Pages 36
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"You faithless generation..." "I came to send fire on the earth..." "Get behind me, Satan!" Do you wonder which smarmy evangelist spouted this incendiary phrases? How about the one who lived 2000 years ago and was nailed to a cross? Jesus Christ was a savior, prophet, healer...nice guy? We may want to have a friend in Jesus, but some of the things he says in the Bible make him sound like - there's no other way to say it - a jerk. "Jesus Was NOT a Nice Guy" explores those passages in depth, and provides practical ways we can relate to Jesus when he acts less than Messiah-like.

No More Christian Nice Guy

No More Christian Nice Guy Author Paul Coughlin
ISBN-10 9781585588381
Release 2007-03-01
Pages 224
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Living Bold as a Christ-like Man "Recovering nice guy" Paul Coughlin points the way for al men who yearn to live a life of boldness and conviction--like Jesus. Using humorous examples from his own life, powerful and poignant stories, and vivid examples from contemporary culture, Coughlin shows how he learned to say no to the "nice guy" syndrome. After all, Christian nice guys aren't always so nice. In the name of appearing Christian by being agreeable, they can lie, keep secrets, manipulate, duck responsibility, and much more. Using the biblical model of Christ as his example of a real man, Coughlin shows men how to become both gentle and bold. A powerful challenge and a hopeful message that elevates the true biblical model of manhood above prevailing views in the church and contemporary culture, this important book helps men discover who they are in Christ and how to live for Him.

Jesus the Radical

Jesus the Radical Author H. C. Kim
ISBN-10 9780595180288
Release 2001-04-01
Pages 171
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What comes to your mind when you think about Jesus Christ? Do you think of Him as a man of peace? A nice guy? A moral teacher? A prophet? The Gospel of Mark certainly did not portray Jesus of Nazareth as a person who brought peace. In fact, the Gospel of Mark portrayed Jesus Christ as a troublemaker and a rebel. Jesus of Nazareth definitely was not a team player. He offended religious leaders of His time, the Pharisees and the Temple priests. They even wanted to kill Him. What was it that Jesus did that made some people hate Him so much as to try to kill him? What was His message? Although there were those who sought to kill Jesus, He had a large following. Many people adored Him. Some even traveled many miles on foot to see Him and hear His Word. What was it about Jesus Christ that attracted all these people? These are some of the questions that H.C. Kim tries to answer through his poetry. These poems will move you in ways that you have not imagined possible.

When Jesus Was a Green Eyed Brunette

When Jesus Was a Green Eyed Brunette Author Max Davis
ISBN-10 9781617958786
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 208
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As best-selling author Max Davis puts it, “Jesus is very much alive today and still does incredible things—sometimes supernatural things—through us!” Those hurting and weary from worn-out religion are longing for a fresh touch from the living Jesus. Davis challenges us to do more than simply receive God’s grace—we need to allow grace to soften, change, and shape us. As you read this book, you will laugh, cry, and come face-to-face with the living Jesus, much like Davis did, meeting him living in a green-eyed brunette.

Jesus Centered Life

Jesus Centered Life Author Rick Lawrence
ISBN-10 9781470728281
Release 2016-03-01
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You know Jesus, You think he’s a nice guy,and you never forget his birthday.But the truth want more than that. You’re bored. Exhausted. Tired of the grind. You’re done with hearing about Jesus in sermons. Reading about Jesus in devotions. You want to encounter Jesus—and know him for who he really is. You want to experience Jesus’ love, not just admire him. To become a follower, not just a fan. The Jesus-Centered Life... • invites you into wonder as you explore the magnetic force of the real Jesus • frees you from a “trying harder to get better” lifestyle, so you can follow Jesus instead • walks you through one-of-a-kind practices that lead you into actual encounters with Jesus Packed with easy, natural, everyday life practices that transform how you see Jesus, The Jesus-Centered Life is the perfect antidote for a ho-hum connection to Jesus—a fresh invitation for you to make Jesus the center of your life. This book helps you chart a clear, fulfilling path straight to the Jesus who loves you.

Big Jesus

Big Jesus Author Jimmy R. Watson
ISBN-10 9781498200493
Release 2015-01-12
Pages 178
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This may be the most honest book ever written about Jesus. As a veteran pastor in the United Church of Christ, Dr. Watson shares his thoughts on the timeless topic of Christology--the doctrine of Christ--with new and creative insights, informative and accessible theology, personal anecdotes, and lively wit. Nothing is off-limits in this no-holds-barred contribution to the Jesus genre. Big Jesus is not another theological "spin" on the identity and nature of Jesus of Nazareth, nor is it a sentimental fairytale for those who prefer their Christology to be served up on Sunday mornings with fluffy sheep, little children, and footprints in the sand. This book is for Christian adults with a sense of humor.

Talking Back to the Bible

Talking Back to the Bible Author Edward G. Simmons
ISBN-10 9781480927094
Release 2016-02-25
Pages 294
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Talking Back to the Bible by Dr. Edward G. Simmons In a fascinating rumination, Edward G. Simmons combines a lifetime’s experiences and biblical research in a voice that is as comfortable and welcoming as if one was seated in an easy chair in his study. With his fierce intellect and honesty, Simmons layers his philosophical lessons with personal insights and the latest discoveries of science. “The audience, I hope, will be anyone who enjoys studying the Bible and prefers seeking new and challenging insights rather than devotional rehashing of traditional messages. Pastors, scholars, students, and anyone in quest of spiritual insight through Bible study should find these conversations entertaining, challenging, and inspirational. My hopes would be met if such readers found the insights presented here did indeed promote a stronger sense of relationship with God.” Edward G. Simmons

Jesus Mean and Wild

Jesus Mean and Wild Author Mark Galli
ISBN-10 1441200886
Release 2008-06-01
Pages 208
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Many Christians are used to the idea of a meek and mild Jesus, the stereotypical "nice guy." Countering these all too prevalent notions, Mark Galli offers a unique study of seventeen troubling passages from the Gospel of Mark to prove we should be anything but comfortable with Christ. Highlighting the undeniable fact of an untamable and often militant Messiah, Galli gives readers a training manual in spiritual growth to awaken sleeping believers and transform them into devoted disciples. Hinging on the compelling nature of the love of God, he explains how this mean and wild Jesus shows us truer love than our pleasant construct ever could. Striking and bold, always rooted in Scripture, Jesus Mean and Wild will put readers on the road to true discipleship. Now available in trade paper.

Jesus in 3D

Jesus in 3D Author Michael DeFazio
ISBN-10 9780983328032
Release 2011-02
Pages 138
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Reading the Gospel stories of Jesus is for many of you not unlike watching a 3D movie without wearing 3D glasses. You can make out a few details and get a vague sense of what's going on, but the whole screen is fairly distorted and if you stare too long, your head starts to hurt. This book seeks to change that.

The Technology Used by the Christ

The Technology Used by the Christ Author Lawrence Hazlewood
ISBN-10 9781425120436
Release 2007-07
Pages 96
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The development of the parts above the total sum of your body parts will give you all truth, power, knowledge, wealth, abundance, freedom, all creative power.

Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil Author Jeff Harshbarger
ISBN-10 9781616386955
Release 2012
Pages 207
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Recognizing the real face of the occult Its tentacles have infiltrated the very fiber of our day-to-day existence. Its symbols adorn our buildings, our currency, and the clothes and jewelry we wear. Its followers are legion, some of them blind to their own devotion while others pour out effort and intellect searching for an understanding of the divine. It is the occult, and it dominates the world's mind-set. Jeff Harshbarger and his friends know about occult practices. After two unsuccessful suicide attempts and an offer to become a human sacrifice, Jeff left his life of Satanism to pursue a life with God. Dancing With the Devil tells his story along with the stories of nine others who have walked similar paths, including: · Satanism · Witchcraft · Demon possession · Spiritualism · Psychic vampirism Each author's account reveals the spiritual truths that enabled him or her to break free. Their stories weave a tapestry that shows the true face of the occult and the path we can take to break Satan's hold on those caught in its crosshairs.

Rediscovering Jesus

Rediscovering Jesus Author David B. Capes
ISBN-10 9780830824724
Release 2015-08-08
Pages 272
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Rediscovering Jesus has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Rediscovering Jesus also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Rediscovering Jesus book for free.

No more Mr Nice Guy

No more Mr  Nice Guy Author Stephen W. Brown
ISBN-10 0840755392
Release 1986
Pages 231
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No more Mr Nice Guy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from No more Mr Nice Guy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full No more Mr Nice Guy book for free.

No More Christian Nice Girl

No More Christian Nice Girl Author Paul Coughlin
ISBN-10 9781441212085
Release 2010-05-01
Pages 224
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When passivity and false niceness don't bring the abundant life Jesus promised, some Christian women try even harder to hide behind a fragile façade of pleasant perfection. Paul Coughlin and Jennifer Degler give women the empowering message that they have options far beyond simply acting nice or being mean--if they will emulate the real Jesus Christ and face their fears of conflict, rejection, and criticism. Brimming with enlightening information, thought-provoking questionnaires, real-life stories, and biblically based teaching from both the male author of the pioneering No More Christian Nice Guy and a female clinical psychologist, this book will motivate women to allow God to transform them into authentic, powerful women of loving faith.


Busted Author Fred von Kamecke
ISBN-10 9780310314356
Release 2009-05-26
Pages 272
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You can’t trust the Bible; it’s been translated too many times. Jesus never claimed to be the Messiah or God. Science has proven that miracles don’t happen (so the Bible is a fairytale). All religions basically teach the same thing (so all paths lead to God). Have you heard these? People say a lot of things about the Bible, God, Jesus, and Christianity that are simply not true. Like the guys on the popular cable show Mythbusters, it’s time we put these commonly held myths to the test. Following a brief summary of a recurring myth or misconception about the Christian faith, Fred explains why the myth is false and provides biblical and historical evidence in his response. He masterfully weaves together serious discussion with a touch of humor in his responses, all the while keeping the focus on the Scriptures. He avoids making fun of the people who hold views which differ from his own, but the views themselves are fair game. So grab a cup of coffee and find a cozy corner. Let’s do a little myth busting of our own.

Jesus the Pastor

Jesus the Pastor Author John W. Frye
ISBN-10 9780310877684
Release 2010-08-03
Pages 192
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A personal and practical guide to help pastors find Jesus as their mentor. For decades, Paul has been the model for today’s pastors. But Pastor John Frye says we must instead look to Jesus as our model. "While we may lift Christ up as Savior, as we bow down to him as Lord, as we marvel at his offices of Prophet, Priest, and King, as we walk with him as Friend, we seem to ignore him as the supreme Senior Pastor." Sharing thought-provoking, biblical insights and personal experiences, Frye calls other pastors to become apprentices to Jesus himself. He is the One who invites pastors to watch him in action and draw close so he can shape who they are and how they fulfill their ministry. "Why have pastors and churches not been driven to Jesus as the central and controlling focus for the pastoral vocation and ministry in the local church? He’s been relegated to other dimensions of Christian and local church experience. Jesus is shoved into our shadows as we read our management books, do our cultural surveys, attend our leadership seminars, and applaud or criticize one another’s endeavors" --John Frye in Jesus the Pastor

Awakening the Quieter Virtues

Awakening the Quieter Virtues Author Gregory Spencer
ISBN-10 9780830867486
Release 2010-08-02
Pages 196
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Big, colorful virtues like courage and decisiveness in crisis easily get our attention. But sometimes it's those everyday values that shape us much more profoundly. Lost in our noisy, flashy, gaudy world are the quiet virtues that work behind the scenes--molding our character, guiding our actions, enriching our lives. Greg Spencer unfolds the beauty and nature of each, showing us how to take notice of discernment, innocence, generosity, authenticity and more. In this book you'll discover how far from being dull these quieter virtues actually are. Though often hidden, they play a formative role in who we become and what we do.