Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved (1st Century Trilogy)



➸ [Read] ➳ Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved (1st Century Trilogy) By Steve Copland ➽ – E17streets4all.co.uk Mary Magdalene was a woman whose life circumstances led her from demonic possession and prostitution to being the first witness of the greatest event in world history In an attempt to reconstruct her Mary Magdalene was A Woman PDF Å a woman whose life circumstances led her from demonic possession and prostitution to being the first witness of the greatest event in world history In an attempt to reconstruct her life, this novel demonstrates her struggle as she Mary Magdalene: PDF/EPUB or confronts the patriarchal traditions embedded in first century culture, the hypocritical practice of condemning only one gender in adultery, her transformation as she finds grace, freedom and real love in her encounter with Christ, and her being chosen as the apostle to Magdalene: A Woman PDF º the apostles This novel takes the reader into the first century It delves into the personal lives of lepers, cripples and the sight impaired it goes on a journey from the battlefields of ancient Germania to Jerusalem with two Roman soldiers who end up initiated into the cult of Mithraism it explores the fears, prejudices and arrogance of the religious rulers of Israel, and the ambitions of Judas Iscariot it portrays the everyday struggles of first century people in an occupied land it looks behind the scenes at a woman who is seduced into committing adultery and used to test Jesus, and brings them all together beneath the cross of Jesus ChristMary Magdalene also answers a question which is so important to the church today Why would Christ choose this woman to be the first witness of the resurrection in a culture that considered a woman s testimony all but useless The answer lies in the parable Jesus told to Simon when a sinful woman was kissing His feet The depth of her love was measured by her gratitude In her incredible humility, she entered her enemy s home and in front of hundreds who despised her, she sought be made clean, to receive forgiveness and to know holy love This book seeks to entertain, enlighten and encourage Christians of all denominations, and to call them to the kind of love that Mary had for Christ It is powerfully emotional, deeply theological, and highly entertaining.Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved (1st Century Trilogy)

I was born A Woman PDF Å into what seemed like a tribe rather than a normal family, having seven siblings In my early years until the age of eight my family moved around New Zealand as my father was a full time Baptist pastor Mary Magdalene: PDF/EPUB or I found it difficult to accept Christianity At thirteen I joined a heavy rock band and started learning martial arts A deep interest in philosophy saw me reading books from my father s extensive library, especially anything connected with Eastern religionA close Magdalene: A Woman PDF º friend and school mate of mine died when she was only fifteen This event, coupled with the darker influences of music in the genre of Black Sabbath and the like, started me on a journey into the occult, seances, occult literature etc I had all but written off Christianity There were too many ideas which seemed to contradict for me The theology of hell for example The teaching that if a person rejects salvation for seventy years, God will punish them for billions in a fiery torment This idea had no place in a mind that demanded justice I would ask countless questions concerning such issues and receive cliche answers This was the same God who declared an eye for an eye and tooth for tooth, even a life for a life This is the God who punished His own Son for a few hours on a cross, but demanded billions of years of torture for those who chose to reject HimI was angry at such a God, after all, no one asks to be born and according to Christianity we are born with this sin nature which drags all of us into sin, indeed, we could say that we end up doing what is natural for us to do No matter how much we try, we cannot remain sinless in the sense of a child who has never committed actual sins or reach a perfection lostI turned to eastern forms of satanism seeking answers I spent years in Transcendental Meditation, spent thousands of dollars on courses learning to levitate, thousands of hours on karate and reading literature by Eastern philosophers including the rig Veda, Bhagavad Gita and the likes, and ended up as empty as when I started I kept seekingOn July th I met someone I was convinced was long gone and dead He opened my arrogant eyes to His truth, for He is Truth I was born again , nineteen demons came out of me, and I fell in love with my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Since that day He has answered my questions, dissolved the contradictions, healed my broken life and taught me to love Everyday I marvel at His immeasurable grace and forgiveness, His willingness to love, call, and save a man who hated Him Serving Him is my first love, seeing souls come to know and love Him my greatest joy, worshipping Him the essence of my life, and seeing Him face to face my deepest longingIt is my prayer that you find the One who is Truth.

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    Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved MOBI ½ Mary end up initiated into the cult of Mithraism it explores the fears, prejudices and arrogance of the religious rulers of Israel, and the ambitions of Judas Iscariot it portrays the everyday struggles of first century people in an occupied land it looks behind the scenes at a woman who is seduced into committing adultery and used to test Jesus, and brings them all together beneath the cross of Jesus ChristMary Magdalene also answers a question which is so important to the church today Why would Christ choose this woman to be the first witness of the resurrection in a culture that considered a woman s testimony all but useless The answer lies in the parable Jesus told to Simon when a sinful woman was kissing His feet The depth of her love was measured by her gratitude In her incredible humility, she entered her enemy s home and in front of hundreds who despised her, she sought be made clean, to receive forgiveness and to know holy love This book seeks to entertain, enlighten and encourage Christians of all denominations, and to call them to the kind of love that Mary had for Christ It is powerfully emotional, deeply theological, and highly entertaining."/>
  • Kindle Edition
  • 347 pages
  • Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved (1st Century Trilogy)
  • Steve Copland
  • English
  • 15 April 2019

9 thoughts on “Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved (1st Century Trilogy)

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    Loved this book.

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