“Rich Wounds – The Countless Treasurers of the Life, Death and Triumph of Jesus”
Author: David Mathis
This book has 30 short chapters covering the life, death, triumph and resurrection of Christ.
Rich Wounds captures the strangeness and beauty and peculiar glory of Jesus Christ and his self-sacrifice at the cross for sinners. Jesus was wounded for us, pierced for our sins. Jesus bore our griefs, our sorrows, our transgressions, our inequities, he brought us peace, he healed us. The wounds inflicted on Jesus the innocent son of God, are rich in meaning and significance and this book highlights every aspect of these wounds.
Rich Wounds highlights the cross, Christs death, the journey which led to the cross, his death and resurrection and the glorification to ascend to God the father.
The meditations which are in each chapter highlight the glories of Jesus, his redemptive work for his people in this life, sacrificial death and world turning resurrection.
The book is divided into 4 parts, his life, his death, his triumph and his passion week.
While the book is very suitable for study prior to Easter, nevertheless this publication is suitable for study at any time for those who want to search the significance of the Life, Death and Triumph of Jesus. If you want to deepen your understanding of these issues and their implications and imbibe a little at a time, then this is a must read.