Synopses & Reviews
A benevolent and wise king who puts his subjects before himself--who can find? The majority of rulers throughout history, up to the present age, live for their own comfort and glory. But there was one king who became a servant and died to save all his servants. He was a king like no other. This short book invites you to walk through the last two chapters of Luke's Gospel and encounter the risen Son who will give you the hope and purpose you have been searching for. ""This short yet thorough read will be helpful to Christians and skeptics. It will clarify your understanding of the puzzling final events in the life of Jesus and challenge you to respond. Read this book together with a friend who does or doesn't think Jesus matters "" --David Stephenson, executive pastor, McLean Presbyterian Church, McLean, Virginia ""In A New King, Paul Jeon uses his considerable scholarly gifts and pastoral instincts to give us a concise narrative of the end of Luke's gospel that is accessible, insightful, and compelling. In these pages, we encounter Jesus Christ in his essence and we are invited to reflect upon and wrestle with the claims of this king, regardless of where we find ourselves on the spiritual spectrum. I hope this book is widely read."" --Russ Whitfield, pastor, Grace Mosaic, Washington, DC Paul S. Jeon is the lead pastor of NewCity, Visiting Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary (Washington, DC), and the author of several books, including 1 Timothy: A Charge to God's Missional Household, Empowered by Joy, and True Faith.