Published March 2001
by OUR SUNDAY VISITOR .
Written in English
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Pastor and author Judah Smith, in his book Jesus Is_____ efforts to engage the reader in understanding exactly who Jesus is and why comprehending that concept is vital. Written in a very readable style using elements of pop culture as a backdrop for his discussion of who Jesus is, Smith tackles the subjects of Jesus is our friend, Jesus is /5. FJ8 Friend Jesus Is Our Friend By Heather J. Johnson (Based on a true story)O ne day Carson went to the doctor’s office with his mom. Carson and Mom sat next to a lady in the waiting room. She had a baby with her. Carson said hello to the lady. He said hello to the baby. Carson loved making new friends! Carson found a book with stories from the Bible. Jesus is our friend John’s gospel today gives us two models of personal relationship to Jesus: as a servant or as a friend. At any given point in our faith journey one of these two models is dominant. The book is usually $ plus postage from the publisher but is only $20 if purchased from the church shop. They would be the same in some aspects but vastly different because of that one encounter and in many cases a continued relationship as being friends of Jesus. In the book, The Friends of Jesus by Karen Kingsbury, we get an up close and personal look at the very lives of six people who were forever changed in remarkable ways by those who encountered Jesus/5.
These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. John | View whole chapter | See verse in context And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus. Judah Smith offers several answers to this question: Jesus is your friend, Jesus is grace, Jesus is the point, Jesus is happy, Jesus is here, and Jesus is alive. Much of the book’s premise is directed toward individuals who feel ostracized and unable to have relationship with Jesus (or, perhaps, church members looking to be more welcoming in their approach). The book delivers this . James - And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God. Proverbs - A man [that hath] friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend [that] sticketh closer than a brother. Jesus Is Our Friend Intro: One wrote, “He who findeth a friend findeth a great treasure.” This is so very true. Yet, another has said, “A true friend is hard to find.” This is true as well. It shows us how important and how hard it is to find a true friend. But, when we find one it is priceless. It is a person with whom we feel comfortable.
Jesus Is Our Friend • Lesson 2, Kindergarten Jesus Is Our Friend Lesson 2, Kindergarten Lesson 2 Goal • Your child will express understanding of Jesus as a friend who wants to know and love us. Jesus was with God in the beginning, and is himself God (John –2). Scripture tells us that God the Father sent Jesus, his Son, to us “so that. In Jesus, Friend of My Soul—Rupp’s only meditation book for Lent and Holy Week—each two-page daily reflection brings our attention to the Lenten season, providing reflections for growth and inviting us to follow Jesus and become more like him. “As Christians,” Joyce Rupp writes, “we look to the person of Jesus to learn from him.”. JESUS, OUR FRIEND. LESSON 2. The Childhood of Jesus. Matthew ; Luke Memory Verse: Luke “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.” When baby Jesus was a little over a month old, Joseph and Mary took him to the temple to present him to God. The temple was the place the people went to worship God. TITLE: JESUS OUR FRIEND. Before we begin the message this morning we need to have a better understanding of what it means to say that Jesus is our friend. According to Webster’s Dictionary a friend is: 1. A person whom one knows well and is .