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The Jesus I Never Knew Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, What He Left Behind: Chapter 13, Kingdom: Wheat Among the Weeds Summary

Philip Yancey
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Part 3, What He Left Behind: Chapter 13, Kingdom: Wheat Among the Weeds Summary and Analysis

In this chapter, Yancey hopes to clear up misconceptions about the kingdom of God. The people in Jesus' time expect the Messiah to be a thundering political leader who will right the wrongs of the physical world. In fact, many turn away and deny Jesus is the Messiah when He does not appear interested in worldly leadership. However, Yancey notes Jesus continuously refers to the Kingdom of God, a phrase as confusing to modern Christians as it was to those in Jesus' time.

To help describe the Kingdom of God, Yancey turns to the stories Jesus tells about this kingdom in the Bible. The images He uses are homey images of farming, not the powerful images of armies and warriors the modern Christian brings to...

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