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A Long Walk with Jesus: Commentary on the Gospels
Following Jesus from the banks of the Jordan River to the Sea of Galilee, hearing His words from the villages and simple synagogues of rural Palestine to the grand Temple of Jerusalem, A Long Walk With Jesus illuminates the core of God's message to the world, that the exclusionary, ritual purity system of the Pharisees and Sadducees does not lead to the kingdom of God. The ...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published January 9th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Jun 12, 2014 Jeanne rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Jesus followers
Most of the Christian books I read are about specific books of the Bible, devotionals, or on the subject of Christian living, so this book was a welcome addition for me. The author has a very straightforward goal: "I want Jesus' story to unfold in linear fashion so that the reader may come to know Jesus as both man and God, to be drawn to Him in both fellowship and reverence without being distracted by differences in recollection, point of view or emphasis." (p xiv) When he can, Dr. Christian ...more
Aug 11, 2014 Cindi rated it it was amazing
Mr. Christian has made the life of Jesus and important events surrounding him easy to understand and debate by placing everything (all books and letters of the New Testament) in chronological order, with emphasis on the parables. I needed his explanations and discussions particularly to understand the parables; I enjoyed finding alternate explanations for them in context of the times and meaning of the words in their original language. It is very obvious that Jim Christian has traveled to the ...more