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What do we know about Jesus' spirituality]? What disciplines did he follow]? These rarely asked but essential questions are answered in "The Spirituality of Jesus." Author Leslie T. Hardin points readers to the Gospels and shows that Jesus' spirituality is seen not in the miracles he preformed but in his everyday activities. In the Gospels, we catch glimpses of his instructive daily routines.
What do thegospels reveal about Christ's spirituality Do they accurately portray thedisciplines He followed These questions are rarely asked of the gospels, butthey can yield astounding insights, and Leslie T. Hardin looks to Scripture forthe answers. Hardin argues that Jesus' spirituality is seen not in miracles,but in his everyday activities. In the gospels we can catch glimpses of theseinstructive daily routines. Hardin identifies nine practices or disciplinesthat allowed the spirit to work in and through him: Prayer and solitude Care for the oppressed Resisting temptation Corporate worship Scripture study Meal sharing Simplicity Submission to the Father Evangelism and proclamation Hardin looksat how these disciplines opened up avenues for the Spirit, and how they can beintegrated into the lives of modern Christians.
Meet the Author
Leslie T. Hardin has spent over 15 years in pastoral ministry and nearly 10 years in higher education. He is professor of the New Testament at Florida Christian College. This is his second book.