Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word
by Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield
About the book: Step into meditations on mysteries from the life of Jesus. In this spiritual companion, you are invited to personally encounter Jesus Christ through twenty-one Scriptural meditations which unlock unique perspectives on the mysteries of his life. Revealing how the Word of God is a light for all of us, best-selling author Monsignor J. Brian Bransfield shows you how to develop a more meaningful relationship with Christ through prayer. Whether you are seeking to revive or deepen your prayer life, this book will bring you into fruitful conversation with Jesus. Each chapter takes up a different Gospel account from pages of the New Testament and draws you into meditation. Highlighting the new in the familiar, this guide equips you with a refreshing way to deepen your prayer life through looking for the unexpected in Scripture. Extending beyond sentimental, self-styled meditations that only focus on the self, this book focuses on Jesus in a way that opens up the mystery and beauty to your everyday life.
Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word exemplifies Msgr. Bransfield’s knowledge and understanding of the Word of Christ. He dives into the Scripture with a renewed sense of love and peace. There he opens the doors to an interpretation of the Scripture that reveals a deeper connection to Christ.
Throughout the book Msgr. Bransfield shares great insight into the historical meaning of terms. This contributes to a deeper understanding of what was taking place, its meaning and how it can be applied to each of our lives today. These reflections will open your heart, soul and mind, allowing you to grow in your faith and in your relationship with Christ. Not only does Msgr. Bransfield bring the Scripture to us, he shares the wisdom and insights of some of the greatest Saints of all times.
This is a must read for anyone seeking to grow in Christ, for anyone seeking to have a greater understanding of Scripture, or anyone seeking how to apply God’s message to their every day life. Msgr. Bransfield opens the doors to a closer relationship with Christ; all one needs to do is pick up the book to take the first step in.
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Copyright 2013 Lorrie Lane Dyer
About the Author
Lorrie Lane Dyer is a facilitator for the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation with the University of Dayton as well as religious education and parish coordinator. She is working on her Masters of Leadership Development, with a focus in Military Chapel programs at St. Mary of the Woods College. Her faith provides her with inspiration for many of her poetry collections, columns and short stories.