Growing Up a Friend of Jesus
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Growing Up a Friend of Jesus A Guide to Discipleship for Children by Twenty-Third Publications

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Published by Twenty-Third Publications .
Written in English


  • Christian Education - Children & Youth,
  • Christian Life - Inspirational - Catholic,
  • Christian Ministry - Discipleship,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Catholicism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12316972M
ISBN 101585951552
ISBN 109781585951550

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  The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years -- except Biff, the Messiah's best bud, who has been resurrected to tell the story in the divinely hilarious yet heartfelt work "reminiscent of Vonnegut and Douglas Adams" (Philadelphia /5(K).   Jesus wants to give you peace and joy, and be your best friend. But this great news is not just for you! As you get to know Jesus you will be able to use these studies to introduce Jesus to your friends. “The Blue Book” will help you grow as a person and help you to grow your Church!5/5(7). Download Jesus The Friend Of Children ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to Jesus The Friend Of Children book pdf for free now. Jesus The Friend Of Children. Author: ISBN: Growing Up A Friend Of Jesus. Jesus is growing up in Nazareth, a rather small, unimportant city. It is located up north, in the hill country of an area called Galilee, to the west of the large lake known as the Sea of Galilee. When he is perhaps two years of age, Jesus is brought here from Egypt by Joseph and Mary.

"Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but now I will go and wake him up." The disciples said, "Master, if he’s gone to sleep, he’ll get a good rest and wake up feeling fine." Jesus was talking about death, but his disciples thought he was talking about taking a nap. “You are my friends.” (John ) Jesus had a close circle of 12 on this earth, but He calls us friends, too. The NKJV Chronological Bible Notes for this verse explain,“While He was not.   The Apostle John had the distinction of being a beloved friend of Jesus Christ, writer of five books of the New Testament, and a pillar in the early Christian church. John and his brother James, another disciple of Jesus, were fishermen on the Sea of Galilee when Jesus called them to follow him.   Growing Up takes the guesswork out of growing closer to the Lord and equipping others to do the same. This book has the potential to change your life! In Growing Up, you will learn: Three essential relationships every believer must be fostering; How to begin, lead, and reproduce a D-Group (i.e., Discipleship Group);Reviews:

Jesus’ family life. Jesus grew up in a bustling, growing family. Matthew makes clear that Joseph and Mary did not have children before Jesus’ birth (Matthew ). However, the Bible tells us Jesus had several younger half-siblings, children of Joseph and Mary. Matthew names four brothers—James, Joses, Simon and Judas (Matthew ).   In as far as it is permitted to speak about Jesus as our friend, He certainly is the best friend imaginable. “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends”, Jesus told us (John ). And that is what He did. So yes, he is the best friend we have. “What a friend we have in Jesus” therefore is an. Growing in wisdom and favor. As Jesus grew older, He was blessed by God with even more wisdom. He grew in favor with God and people. Joseph was a carpenter. As the oldest son of the family, Jesus probably learned all about Joseph’s business and worked with him, helping to support the growing . If you are serious about being a disciple of Jesus Christ—really, truly serious—a discipleship group can help you achieve that goal. Jesus established this model for us by forming and leading the first discipleship group—and it worked. The men who emerged from that group took the gospel to the world and ultimately laid down their lives for Christ. Discipleship groups can create an.