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WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT S OCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA


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2006 Printing This publication is provided as part of a worldwide Bible educational work supported by voluntary donations.

Scripture quotations are from the modern-language New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, 1984 Edition

The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived

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Contents
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Messages From Heaven Honored Before He Was Born The Preparer of the Way Is Born Pregnant but Not Married Jesus' Birth-Where and When? The Child of Promise Jesus and the Astrologers Escape From a Tyrant Jesus' Early Family Life

10 Trips to Jerusalem 11 John Prepares the Way

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

Jesus' Baptism Learning From Jesus' Temptations Jesus' First Disciples Jesus' First Miracle Zeal for Jehovah's Worship Teaching Nicodemus John Decreases, Jesus Increases Teaching a Samaritan Woman Second Miracle While in Cana In Jesus' Hometown Synagogue Four Disciples Are Called More Miracles in Capernaum Why Jesus Came to Earth Compassion for a Leper

26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

Back Home in Capernaum The Calling of Matthew Questioned About Fasting Doing Good Works on the Sabbath Answering His Accusers Plucking Grain on the Sabbath What Is Lawful on the Sabbath? Fulfilling Isaiah's Prophecy Choosing His Apostles The Most Famous Sermon Ever Given An Army Officer's Great Faith Jesus Dispels a Widow's Grief Did John Lack Faith? The Proud and the Lowly A Lesson in Mercy A Center of Controversy Jesus Rebukes the Pharisees Teaching With illustrations Silencing a Terrifying Storm An Unlikely Disciple She Touched His Garment Tears Thrned to Great Ecstasy LeavingJairus' Home and Revisiting Nazareth Another Preaching Tour of Galilee Preparation to Face Persecution Murder During a Birthday Party Jesus Miraculously Feeds Thousands

53 A Desired Superhuman Ruler 54 "True Bread From Heaven" 55 Many Disciples Quit Following Jesus 56 What Defiles a Man? 57 Compassion for the Aftlicted 58 The Loaves and the Leaven 59 Who Really Is Jesus? 60 A Preview of Christ's Kingdom Glory 61 Possessed Boy Healed 62 A Lesson in Humility 63 Further Corrective Counsel 64 A Lesson in Forgiveness 65 A Secret Trip to Jerusalem

66 At the Festival of Tabernacles


67 They Fail to Arrest Him 68 Further Teaching on the Seventh Day 69 The Question of Fatherhood 70 Healing a Man Born Blind 71 Pharisees' Willful Unbelief

72 73 74 75 76 77 78

Jesus Sends Out the 70 A Neighborly Samaritan Counsel to Martha, and Instruction on Prayer The Source of Happiness Dining With a Pharisee The Question of Inheritance Keep Ready!

79 A Nation Lost, but Not All

80 The Sheepfolds and the Shepherd 81 82 83 84 85 86 Further Attempts to Kill Jesus Jesus Again Heads for Jerusalem Entertained by a Pharisee The Responsibility of Discipleship Searching for the Lost The Story of a Lost Son

87 Provide for the Future With Practical Wisdom 88 The Rich Man and Lazarus 89 A Mission of Mercy Into Judea 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 The Resurrection Hope When Lazarus Is Resurrected Ten Lepers Healed During Jesus' Final Trip to Jerusalem When the Son of Man Is Revealed The Need for Prayer and for Humility Lessons on Divorce and on Love for Children Jesus and a Rich Young Ruler Workers in the Vineyard The Disciples Argue as Jesus' Death Nears

99 Jesus Teaches at Jericho 100 The Illustration of the Minas 101 At Bethany, in the House of Simon 102 Christ's Triumphal Entry Into Jerusalem 103 Visiting the Temple Again 104 God's Voice Heard a Third Time 105 Beginning of a Crucial Day 106 Exposed by Vineyard Illustrations

107 Illustration of the Marriage Feast 108 They Fail to Entrap Jesus 109 Jesus Denounces His Opposers 110 Ministry at the Temple Completed 111 Sign of the Last Days 112 Jesus' Final Passover Is At Hand 113 Humility at the Last Passover 114 The Memorial Supper 115 An Argument Erupts 116 Preparing the Apostles for His Departure 117 Agony in the Garden 118 Betrayal and Arrest 119 Taken to Annas, Then to Caiaphas 120 Denials in the Courtyard 121 Before the Sanhedrin, Then to Pilate 122 From Pilate to Herod and Back Again 123 "Look! The Man!" 124 Handed Over and Led Away 125 Agony on the Stake 126 "Certainly This Was God's Son" 127 Buried Friday-An Empty Tomb Sunday 128 Jesus Is Alive! 129 Further Appearances 130 At the Sea of Galilee 131 Final Appearances, and Pentecost 33 C.E. 132 At God's Right Hand 133 Jesus Finishes All God Asks

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