Matthew's Story: From Sinner to Saint (The Jesus Chronicles, by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The fourth installment within the Jesus Chronicles, from the bestselling writer of the Left in the back of sequence.

This tale within the Jesus Chronicles depicts the lifetime of the main not going of apostles-a sinner became saint-and his time with the Lord. With Matthew, readers stroll along Jesus as He provides the Sermon at the Mount, plays the miracles of therapeutic the in poor health and elevating the lifeless, contemplates His destiny on the final Supper and within the backyard of Gethsemane, is crucified, and most crucial, resurrected. exciting and uplifting, Matthew's tale indicates how the genuine Messiah replaced the lifetime of one guy, and ceaselessly altered the process heritage.

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But can you imagine the fierce Anzacs and the fighting Turks quietly returning to their trenches after this one day of truce… then firing at each other that afternoon, although they truly knew that the other men were not so much different after all. In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds.

But can you imagine the fierce Anzacs and the fighting Turks quietly returning to their trenches after this one day of truce… then firing at each other that afternoon, although they truly knew that the other men were not so much different after all. In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds.

In one minute’s silence, you can imagine the Anzacs strengthening their front lines as if to fight through every hour of every day of the bitter Turkish winter… yet in secret they were preparing to leave the cliffs and beaches of Gallipoli seven days before Christmas in 1915. But can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, as the Turkish fighters looked down from the cliffs… that the Anzacs were binding their boots in cloth, leaving presents and notes, and rifles rigged to fire, and about to make their way down to the sea and the waiting ships.

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