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The wisdom of His compassion : meditations on the words and actions of Jesus

Author: Joseph F Girzone
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A series of more than forty meditations examines the character, feelings, and wisdom of Jesus, in a volume that offers lessons in forgiveness, compassion for others, and God's message of help, healing, and hope.
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Girzone
ISBN: 9780385522434 0385522436
OCLC Number: 228503168
Description: xvii, 199 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The annunciation : a visitor from heaven --
Sorry, no room --
Angels appear to social outcasts --
A visit by very important people --
The refugees --
A young Jesus comes of age --
He takes upon himself our burdens --
Forty days harassed by satan --
No prophet is honored by his own people --
It is not the time my Father had planned --
Want to please God, be a child --
Don't embarrass God when you pray --
Why did you have to wake me? --
The Publican with a clean heart --
Would you hug a leper? --
The law was made for man, not man for the law --
The pagan soldier with a humble heart --
When we condemn, we are condemned --
We judge by what we see on the outside, He judges by what he sees in our hearts --
When you pray, pray to your Father in secret --
It is our sins that entitle us to His mercy --
The excommunicated holy man --
Who will be invited to live in God's home? --
Moses and Elias surprise the Apostles --
If you want to lead, learn to serve --
What a strange choice as messenger of the good news --
Don't be discouraged if success comes slowly --
The Prodigal Father --
I need to be alone --
Violence does not resolve issues, it breeds nightmares --
Do what the Scribes and Pharisees tell you, but do not imitate them! --
His ways are not our ways --
No rest for the weary --
Storm clouds over the Last Supper --
Keep forgiving in spite of yourself --
It is not how much you make that counts, but how much you give away --
"Why was this not sold to help the poor rather than waste it on Him?" --
One moment of glory --
Their Last Supper together --
The sad last night --
Sunrise on a dark night --
Surprise! --
Seeing is not believing --
Goodbye, but I am not really leaving.
Responsibility: Joseph F. Girzone.
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A series of more than forty meditations examines the character, feelings, and wisdom of Jesus, in a volume that offers lessons in forgiveness, compassion for others, and God's message of help, healing, and hope.

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