Man of Sorrows, King of Glory: What the Humiliation and Exaltation of Jesus Mean for Us (Paperback)
What the Person and Work of Jesus Really Means
Christians, rightly called "people of the cross," look to Jesus's death and resurrection as the central points of his earthly mission. But in order to understand more fully the person and work of Christ, it's important for believers to fix their minds on his entire ministry--his life, death, resurrection, and ongoing ministry today--and not solely on his work on the cross.
In Man of Sorrows, King of Glory, Jonty Rhodes uses the traditional roles of Jesus as prophet, priest, and king (often referred to as his "threefold office") to show how his whole life--in humiliation on earth and now exaltation in glory--is lived for us. As believers explore Jesus's life, death, resurrection, and ascension, they will develop a holistic portrait of the Messiah and a deeper appreciation for God's plan to reclaim sinners.
About the Author
Jonty Rhodes is minister of Christ Church Central, a congregation of the International Presbyterian Church in Leeds, United Kingdom. He has spent the last ten years planting churches in England and is the author of Covenants Made Simple. Jonty is married to Georgina and they have four children.