During His ministry on earth, Jesus of Nazareth spent most of His time healing the sick, casting out demons, training disciples, teaching the people, and preaching the kingdom of God. But what is Jesus Christ doing today? What is His present-day ministry?
In Jesus Now, bestselling author Frank Viola gives us the first comprehensive treatment of what Jesus has been doing since His ascension until His second coming. In an easy-to-read format, Viola explores the seven aspects of Christ’s ministry today and shows how each one benefits the saved and the unsaved.
Open these pages and discover what the Lord Jesus Christ is doing now and how it will impact your life.
Frank Viola speaks and writes regularly about the deeper Christian life. His bestselling titles include God’s Favorite Place On Earth, Jesus: A Theography (with Leonard Sweet), Jesus Manifesto (with Leonard Sweet), From Eternity to Here, and Reimagining Church. Frankviola.org is one of the top ten Christian blogs on the web.
Is Jesus Important Today?
I think this quote from Chapter 7 says it best:
“We’ve seen that the present-day ministry of Jesus Christ is multifaceted. Jesus hasn’t retired since He ascended into heaven. He’s not gone on vacation. Instead, He’s active in the world. And He’s active in our lives.
The lordship of Jesus over the entire world went into effect when God the Father raised Christ from the dead and enthroned Him in heaven. At that moment, Jesus of Nazareth became this world’s true Lord—Lord of heaven and earth, possessing all authority.”
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