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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 207 pages of information about Quiet Talks about Jesus.

The Surprised Jew:  a clash of wills—­thousands of believing Jews—­the church displacing kingdom—­two-fold division of men formerly—­now three-fold—­church different in organization from kingdom—­the Baptist puzzled—­Jesus did not fill out Hebrew prophecy—­two characteristics, personal and official—­personal details fulfilled—­official not because of rejection—­out of situation grew four gospels—­Mark—­Matthew’s the gap gospel—­Paul’s audiences—­Luke’s gospel—­these three tell of rejection mainly—­John’s gospel—­the order of the gospels in canon.

The Surprised Church:  God holds to His plan—­mixed ideas of kingdom and church—­a handy principle of interpretation—­one law consistently applied—­the church to fulfil its mission and go—­the kingdom simply retarded, yet to come—­the plan enriched—­sliding scale of fulfilment—­the King must come—–­ even this in Hebrew picture, Zechariah 12:10.  New Testament teaching.  Peter, Acts 3:21.—­keeping truth in proportion—­the gospel of the kingdom—­Paul, 1 Thessalonians 1.10. 2:19. 3:13. 4:13-18. 5:10-23. 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10. 2:1-9. 1 Corinthians 1:7, 8. 3:13. 5:5. 15:23, 25, 51, 52. 16:22. 2 Corinthians 1:14. 5:2-4.  Romans 8:18, 19, 23. 11:12-29. 13:11, 12. 16:20.  Colossians 3:4.  Ephesians 1:10, 14, 18. 4:4, 30. 5:27.  Philippians 1:6, 10. 2:16. 3:20. 4:5. 1 Timothy 1:1 (note Paul’s use of “hope” throughout). 6:14.  Titus 2:13. 2 Timothy 1:12, 18. 2:12. 4:1, 8.—­The Book of Revelation—­the coming surprise. The Surprising Jew:  greatest surprise—­for all—­the puzzle of history—­divinely preserved—­the keystone of the coming kingdom—­Jesus the spirit magnet for Jew and all.

II.  The Person of Jesus.

1.  The Human Jesus.

God’s meaning of “Human": man’s fellow—­two meanings of word human—­original meaning—­natural limitations.

The Hurt of sin:  sin’s added limitations.

Our Fellow:  Jesus truly human—­up to first standard—­His insistence—­perfect in His humanness—­fellowship in sin’s limitations—­hungry, Matthew 16:5.  John 4:6-8.—­tired, John 4:6.  Mark 4:38.—­poverty, Matthew 13:55.  Mark 6:3.—­hard toil, John 19:25-27.—­homeless, Luke 4:16-30.  Matthew 8:20.  Luke 9:58.—­discipline of waiting.

There’s More of God since Jesus Went Back:  the Nazareth home—­fellowship with His brothers—­“In the shop of Nazareth”—­a Man on the throne.

2.  The Divine Jesus.

Jehovah-Jesus: John 1:1-18. the intimacy of John, John 13:23. 19:26. 20:2. 21:7, 20. “with Jesus,” John 18:15.—­John writes of Jesus—–­ when he wrote—­getting the range—­his literary style—­the beginning—­the Word—­this was Jesus—­the tragic tone.

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