Textbook/Keller video attached below Jonathan Lunde, Following Jesus, the Servant King: A Biblical Theology of Covenantal Discipleship. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010 (ISBN-13: 978-0310286165) Keller, Timothy. Jesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of the Son of God. New York: Riverhead, 2013 (ISBN-13: 978-1594486661). Edition: Reprint.
In approaching this topic you should consider Tim Kellers discussion of Nathanaels encounter with Jesus, the opening chapters of Kellers Jesus the King, and the first chapter of the Lunde textbook. Think critically about the ways and reasons why what we know can sometimes interfere with our grasping of new truths. Instructions:
Write an initial post in which you: Identify the various sources in your life from which your current understanding of Jesus is drawn (e.g. a specific church or Christian leader, family members, media, books, popular culture, etc.). Relate Kellers description of Nathaniels encounter (drawn from Johns Gospel) to the ways in which individuals encounter Jesus in the Gospel of Mark. Discuss how an encounter with the person of Jesus affects the way in which people seek to answer many of lifes big questions. Make initial post 250-300 words
TImothy Keller Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaXeLlgad2Q