ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: First bind the strong man --Let the children first be filled --The Son of Man must first suffer - The gospel must first be preached among all nations --First count the cost --First preach the gospel --Seek first the kingdom of God --The first commandment --Whosoever will be first --The first shall. How will reading “First Things First” help me change? This book doesn’t just talk about the Bible’s truths. It helps you interact with these truths and shows you how to do it, with: Self-assessment quizzes “Make it personal” and “what do you think” questions throughout the book . Fesko argues convincingly that the first three chapters of the very start of the Bible (Genesis ) have huge implications for the work of God that is fulfilled in Jesus Christ and link very clearly with the last part of the book of Revelation/5(11). We ask, O Lord, that we would grasp these truths, holding onto them firmly and seeing their implications for our lives. We ask all these things in Jesus' name, Amen. The first two verses of the book of Genesis bring us face to face with the ultimate reality - God. No surprise that God Himself is the subject of the first sentence in the Bible.
Christianity teaches that the incarnation happened in a particular place and time, but for Smith, taking Hebrews (“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever”) very literally, the Son has always been Jesus. The body of Jesus Christ is the eternal image of all bodies, spiritual and physical alike. Jesus, the follower of Torah, realized that the Torah (the first five books of the Old Testament) ended before the people reached the holy land or had any kings. Jesus . Bauckham argues”and this is the revolutionary aspect of Jesus and the Eyewitnesses ”that we should reverse course and consider whether the source of the gospel traditions did not originate with specific eyewitnesses to the life of Jesus. Bauckham begins his argument with a consideration of ancient historians. The first time Jesus predicts his violent death (Matthew –23), his resignation appalls Peter, who tries to instill some worldly ambition in his master: Instead of imitating Jesus, Peter wants Jesus to imitate him. If two friends imitate each other’s desire, they both desire the same object.