Man of Sorrows, King of Glory: What the Humiliation and Exaltation of Jesus Mean for Us PBBy: Jonty Rhodes
What the Person and Work of Jesus Really Means strong
Christians, rightly called ;people of the cross,; look to Jesus death and resurrection as the central points of his earthly mission. But in order to understand more fully the person and work of Christ, it is important for believers to fix their minds on his entire ministry of his life, death, resurrection, and ongoing ministry today and not solely on his work on the cross.
In Man of Sorrows, King of Glory, Jonty Rhodes uses the traditional roles of Jesus as prophet, priest, and king (often referred to as his ;threefold office) to show how his whole life in humiliation on earth and now exaltation in glory is lived for us. As believers explore Jesus life, death, resurrection, and ascension, they will develop a holistic portrait of the Messiah and a deeper appreciation for God plan to reclaim sinners.