- File Size: 279 KB
- Print Length: 35 pages
- Publisher: Viking (August 20, 2013)
- Publication Date: August 20, 2013
- Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00DMCPRX8
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
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The Father and Son (Encounters with Jesus Series Book 9) Kindle Edition
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In this essay Keller explains how Jesus in His ascension provides great value to His subjects as the reigning Prophet, Priest, and King. In between His resurrection and His return to earth - Christ is currently alive and well and currently reigning in the present.
Keller discusses what the ascension means for us theologically and practically.
Theologically Christ's ascension means that Jesus' ascension is not simply Jesus' return from earth to Heaven, but it is a "new enthronement for Jesus, bringing a new relationship with us and with the whole world." Jesus as King is currently actively engaged in His mediatorial work throughout the earth. Jesus is directing a "cosmic transition plan--one that will bring about the new heavens and a new earth."
Practically, Christ's ascension means three things: (1) Jesus is available to us now twenty four hours a day, seven days a week for intimate communication and loving fellowship. Keller writes: "Because Christ is ascended we can know his presence, actually speaking to us, actually teaching us, actually pouring out his love out into our hearts--through the Holy Spirit"; (2) Jesus is the Ultimate Sovereign Authority over the universe. Keller explains, "Jesus controls all things for the church, and therefore you can face the world with peace in your heart...Read more ›
I used to ask myself what was the big deal about being "gospel-centered" and now I know. This is why I read what Keller and many others write through the lens of the gospel- there is a huge difference in how I interpret the bible and how I live my life when looking through the gospel lens. May our Lord and Savior use teachers like Mr. Keller to help us see and taste just how good He is!
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The "secret" is out. Jesus' relation with the Father has been offered to us. Good theology = good news. Well explained in this short book.Published 20 months ago by steve
I have said this author is one best that I have read. It is called quality reading, drawing you closer to God..Published on August 2, 2014 by Amazon Customer
These are good examinations of passages that we think we already know but, upon closer inspection, offer much that is profitible for growth and understanding.Published on May 8, 2014 by TBrott
Timothy Keller is always worth reading. This small book is great for my kindle. Informative, encouraging and inspiring. Would like to have more of his books on kindlePublished on April 13, 2014 by Joan
There will be many people who will find his views on "social justice " a hard pill to swallow. I find his views biblically sound.Published on March 12, 2014 by Mr. Opinion
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