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The Seven Last Words From the Cross

Fleming Rutledge

The Seven Last Words From the Cross

Fleming Rutledge

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In this volume, Fleming Rutledge focuses on Christ's seven last words, or sayings, in seven meditations that revivify both Christ's suffering on and his ultimate victory over the cross.

- Publisher For at least a century, at special three-hour services on Good Friday, it has been the custom in many churches to reflect on the Seven Last Words of Jesus from the Cross. In this tradition, Fleming Rutledge here presents seven eloquent meditations on these final sayings of Jesus.Rutledge links the sayings from the cross with contemporary events and concerns, but also incorporates recent biblical scholarship and modern questions about the death of Christ, particularly in light of Mel Gibsonbs film "The Passion of the Christ." Rutledge shows how each word or saying from the Cross affords an opportunity for readers to gain a deeper understanding of the horrific death suffered by Jesus.Intending for this book to lead readers into a genuine devotional experience, Rutledge has made every effort to evoke and preserve the contemplative atmosphere of the three-hour Good Friday memorial. The book includes frequent references to hymns associated with this special day, and each meditation ends with an appropriate,hymn text for personal prayer and reflection.

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About "The Seven Last Words From the Cross"

In this volume, Fleming Rutledge focuses on Christ's seven last words, or sayings, in seven meditations that revivify both Christ's suffering on and his ultimate victory over the cross.
- Publisher

For at least a century, at special three-hour services on Good Friday, it has been the custom in many churches to reflect on the Seven Last Words of Jesus from the Cross. In this tradition, Fleming Rutledge here presents seven eloquent meditations on these final sayings of Jesus.Rutledge links the sayings from the cross with contemporary events and concerns, but also incorporates recent biblical scholarship and modern questions about the death of Christ, particularly in light of Mel Gibsonbs film "The Passion of the Christ." Rutledge shows how each word or saying from the Cross affords an opportunity for readers to gain a deeper understanding of the horrific death suffered by Jesus.Intending for this book to lead readers into a genuine devotional experience, Rutledge has made every effort to evoke and preserve the contemplative atmosphere of the three-hour Good Friday memorial. The book includes frequent references to hymns associated with this special day, and each meditation ends with an appropriate,hymn text for personal prayer and reflection.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Fleming Rutledge

Fleming Rutledge is an Episcopal priest now engaged in a nationwide ministry of preaching and teaching. Her other best-selling books have been widely acclaimed across denominational boundaries and have established her reputation as one of America's finest preachers.

Titles by Fleming Rutledge include Help My Unbelief; The Battle for Middle-earth: Tolkien's Divine Design in The Lord of the Rings; The Bible and The New York Times; The Seven Last Words from the Cross; The Undoing of Death and Not Ashamed of the Gospel: Sermons from Paul's Letter to the Romans.

Most recently she has produced And God Spoke to Abraham: Preaching from the Old Testament

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 216971
  • Product Code 0802827861
  • EAN 9780802827869
  • Pages 91
  • Department General Books
  • Category Devotions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Nov 2004
  • Sales Rank #26274
  • Dimensions 190 x 133 x 6 mm
  • Weight 0.113kg

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