Pictures of Jesus #1
These sublime words are found in the book The Desire of Ages: “It would be well for us to spend a thoughtful hour each day in contemplation of the life of Christ. We should take it point by point, and let the imagination grasp each scene, especially the closing ones. As we thus dwell upon His great sacrifice for us, our confidence in Him will be more constant, our love will be quickened, and we shall be more deeply imbued with His spirit. If we would be saved at last, we must learn the lesson of penitence and humiliation at the foot of the cross” (page 83). In the Pictures of Jesus Bible lessons, Christ is presented from His birth to His death and finally His ascension, painting a picture drawn from the Bible and The Desire of Ages. This quarter’s lessons focus on Christ’s early years. Next quarter, His years of ministry will be pictured; and the third and final quarter will focus on the closing scenes of His life.