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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Jesus—The Way, the Truth, the Life

 SECTION 4

Jesus’ Later Ministry in Judea

“Beg the Master of the harvest to send out workers.”Luke 10:2

Jesus’ Later Ministry in Judea

IN THIS SECTION

CHAPTER 66

In Jerusalem for the Festival of Tabernacles

What could make those listening to Jesus believe that he was demon-possessed?

CHAPTER 67

“Never Has Any Man Spoken Like This”

Practically the entire Jewish high court opposes Jesus, but one member dares to speak in his behalf.

CHAPTER 68

“The Light of the World”—The Son of God

Jesus said that “the truth will set you free.” Free from what?

CHAPTER 69

Their Father—Abraham or the Devil?

Jesus discusses how to identify the children of Abraham, as well as who his Father really is.

CHAPTER 70

Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

The disciples ask why a man was born blind. Did he sin? Did his parents sin? People’s reactions are mixed when Jesus heals the man.

CHAPTER 71

Pharisees Confront Man Who Was Blind

The logic of the former blind man enrages the Pharisees. Just as his parents had feared, the Pharisees expel him from the synagogue.

CHAPTER 72

Jesus Sends 70 Disciples to Preach

In Judea, Jesus sends out 70 disciples as Kingdom proclaimers in teams of two. Where are the disciples to find people to preach to—in the synagogues or in people’s homes?

CHAPTER 73

A Samaritan Proves to Be a Real Neighbor

How does Jesus use the parable of the neighborly Samaritan, or the “good Samaritan,” to teach a powerful lesson?

CHAPTER 74

Lessons About Hospitality and Prayer

Jesus visits Mary and Martha at their home. What does he teach them about hospitality? And how does he later teach his disciples what to pray for?

CHAPTER 75

Jesus Reveals the Source of Happiness

Jesus answers his critics, telling them about “the finger of God” and about how the Kingdom of God has overtaken them. He also reveals how people can find true happiness.

CHAPTER 76

Dining With a Pharisee

Jesus exposes the religious hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees. What heavy loads do they pressure people to carry?

CHAPTER 77

Jesus Gives Counsel About Riches

Jesus gives an illustration of a rich man who built bigger storehouses. What counsel does he repeat about the dangers of seeking wealth?

CHAPTER 78

Keep Ready, Faithful Steward!

Jesus expresses his interest in the spiritual well-being of his disciples. What role would a steward play in their spiritual well-being? Why is the counsel to keep ready so important?

CHAPTER 79

Why Destruction Is Ahead

Jesus says that those he is trying to help will be in line for destruction if they don’t repent. Will they learn the important lesson that Jesus tries to teach them about their standing with God?

CHAPTER 80

The Fine Shepherd and the Sheepfolds

The relationship of a shepherd and his sheep well illustrates how Jesus feels about his disciples. Will they recognize his teachings and follow his lead?

CHAPTER 81

One With the Father, But Not God

Some of Jesus’ critics accuse him of making himself equal to God. How does he masterfully refute their false charges?