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Sharing personal insights from his own spiritual journey and his study of the Scriptures, the late Dwight Pryor, founder of the Center for Judaic-Christian Studies, reflects on the life of Jesus for Christian readers of Jerusalem Perspective (JP).

Do we as Christians take seriously “the man Christ Jesus” (1 Tim. 2:5)? If we did, how would it change our perspective?

Certainly our faith is based on the consistent New Testament witness to the sacrificial significance of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. For example, “He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification” (Rom. 4:25, NIV). But what about the three years of his teaching ministry as a sage prior to his atoning death? Should that not also be important to us?

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“Christ and His Disciples on the Road to Bethany,” by Henry Ossawa Tanner (ca. 1902). Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
This article originally appeared in issue 55 of the Jerusalem Perspective magazine. Click on the image above to view a PDF of the original magazine article.

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