The twelve exhilarating meditations in this volume explore what it truly means to follow Jesus today. Part one outlines the essential messages of six major New Testament books—Hebrews, Colossians, Matthew, John, Mark, and Revelation. Part two examines six key New Testament themes—resurrection, rebirth, temptation, hell, heaven, and new life—and considers their significance for the lives of present-day disciples.
Encouraging, startling, unnerving—but always inviting…. The richly biblical fruit of much working through of "the meaning of the life and death of Jesus and the gift to his people of the Spirit" in the modern world…. Tom Wright offers insights valuable to Christians across the spectrum between literalism and mere metaphor in their view of Scripture.