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By Elmer L. Towns

All of us need to know Jesus higher, so we examine Him within the Gospels. yet within the publication Praying the Gospels, we not just know about Him, yet we how you can consult Him as we learn the Gospels. the writer, Elmer cities brings a different standpoint to the 4 Gospels, translating them without delay from the Greek and mixing them into one non-stop complete. He then expands them and infuses colour by means of together with information regarding the authors, the tradition and the spiritual practices of the day. Meticulously researched and written, this reads just like the tale of the best lifestyles each lived.

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They hurried to the temple. Joseph managed to ask the first priest he saw, “Have you seen a young boy here? Beautiful olive skin? ” “All the children here look like that,” the kindly priest laughed. ” Joseph and Mary didn’t wait for him to elaborate. Dashing into a courtyard, they saw a tightly grouped crowd of people. There at the center was Jesus, standing in the midst of several bearded teachers and scholars. ” Jesus directed a question to the scholars. They were sitting at his feet! Mary could not contain herself any longer.

Jesus, if you’re going to be a king,” Mary said to him, “then you must write a complete copy of the Scriptures, just like a king. ” So each day Jesus copied a different psalm and memorized it, repeating it flawlessly to his mother. 49 P R AY I N G T H E G O S P E L S My Time To Pray • Lord, help me see Your guiding hand in my life and help me follow You today. • Lord, help me learn the Scriptures as did the young Jesus. • Lord, I will read and study Your Word each day. 50 Chapter 5 THE GOSPEL OF JOHN John 1:1-18 T he first three Gospels—Matthew, Mark, and Luke—tell the human side of the birth of Jesus because Jesus was totally human.

God can make children of Abraham From these stones in the desert. ” Everyone anticipated their Deliverer would soon appear, And many thought John was the Messiah. John answered them, “I only baptize with water, The One following me will baptize with fire And with the Holy Spirit; I am not worthy to unloose his sandal straps. “The One following me will separate real believers Who represent good grain From chaff that represent false believers. ” Lord, John preached the truth and I believe it, I believe in Jesus the Messiah of Israel; He will protect me in the Day of Judgment.

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