Much has been said about why Jesus died. This book focuses on why Jesus lived.
God with Us: Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew shows that Jesus didn't just come to be our teacher, a miracle work or prophet, or even just Israel's savior and redeemer. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us.
Notable Scripture scholar Edward Sri leads readers on a faithful exploration of Jesus's kingdom-building mission and how it revealed God presence, which remains with us today.
Helpful discussion questions are provided for personal and group study.
This newly expanded edition of the study originally titled The Mystery of the Kingdom: On the Gospel of Matthew is an outstanding introduction to the first gospel.