Who is Jesus? His name is recognized the world over. Christians claim to follow him. Muslims honor him as a prophet. And many Jewish rabbis regard him as a great teacher. Everyone knows about Jesus, but how many of us fully understand what he was like as a person?
Nowhere was the vitality of Jesus more visible than in his love, a love unlikely any the world has ever seen. Compassionate, honest, powerful, humble, and sacrificial—Jesus was love personified, love walking among us. Such an example doesn’t just happen. How did he do it? And how can we learn to love like him?
In Love Walked among Us, Paul Miller invites us to get to know Jesus, to observe his life and his love as they unfold in the Gospel narratives. The accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—combined with Miller’s own life stories—will encourage us to imitate Jesus’ way of loving people. We’ll investigate such questions as:
In every way, Jesus’ life exemplifies the full potential of what we were intended to be. And the better we know him, the more we will be drawn to follow his perfect example.
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To see Jesus is to see what love looks like. Paul Miller gives us a fresh look in this wonderful book.
—Joni Eareckson Tada, founder, Joni and Friends
Paul Miller graces our loves with a mutlicolored, richly textured portrait of Jesus. This work brings not only a compelling clarity to our misunderstandings about Jesus, but a life-changing encounter with his presence that frees us to call him our friend and our God.
—Dan B. Allender, professor of counseling psychology, The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology
Love Walked among Us is authentic ‘shoe-leather’ Christianity. Anyone who wants to grow in his or her relationship with God and other people will profit from this book.
—Jerry Bridges, author, speaker, staff member of The Navigators
Paul Miller captures the radiant beauty of Jesus Christ and shows how our relationship to the one who was love incarnate transforms our lives. A very edifying and informative book.
—Gregory A. Boyd, senior pastor, Woodland Hills Church, St. Paul, MN
Paul Miller has four powerful things working for him: he writes with grace and clarity, he is a natural storyteller, his priority is love, and he is deeply enamored with Jesus Christ. This book will draw you into the greatest things in life.
—Brian McLaren, author, speaker, and activist