The Official Newsletter of the Left Behind® Series from Tyndale House Publishers
Thursday, March 24, 2005
Welcome to today's issue of the LeftBehind.com newsletter!
As you contemplate Holy Week, what comes to your mind? Jesus' triumphal entry into Jersusalem? The last supper? The Garden of Gethsemene? Peter's denial? Angels at the tomb?
This week, we're encouraging you to reflect upon the events surrounding Jesus' death and resurrection. In "An Easter Reflection," Dr. Stu Johnson ponders the week from various points of view: the religious leaders, Jesus' disciples, and the crowd, to name a few. Read the full reflection for a new perspective on the last days of Jesus, as well as a reminder to look forward to Jesus' second coming!
Have you purchased your copy of The Rising? It's now available and is already number one on The New York Times bestseller list and number two on USA Today's bestseller list. Don't miss this exciting story about Carpathia's birth, life, and indwelling by Satan. Read an interview with Jerry Jenkins and read the first chapter below.
Don't forget to enter the March contest and check our latest products, including The Rising and the 10th anniversary limited edition of Left Behind.
May Christ's love and sacrifice move you to solemn remembrance, thankfulness, and praise this Holy Week and Easter.
Marty White and Jill Meier
for the LeftBehind.com team
Friday was a horrible day. It had all gone so terribly wrong. At the beginning of the week, Jesus entered Jerusalem to cheers, honored like a returning general from a victorious campaign. Now, he was dead. Crucified.
Saturday, Passover Sabbath, must have been unlike any other that year. For Jesus' disciples, who loved him but now found themselves alone and confused. For the Jewish leaders, who sought his death, but saw the hand of God in the darkening sky, earthquake, and the tearing of the Temple veil. For the Roman soldiers and some in the crowd who sensed this man they had mocked really was who he said he was.
Then came Sunday and the joy of resurrection. After a brief time with his disciples, Jesus returned to heaven and left them and all those to come with a Great Commission and a promise that he would return. This time it would not be in humiliation and suffering, but in triumph over Satan.
Two millennia or more later, the events foretold by Jesus, the prophets, and the vision given to John are unfolding. Tribulation believers await the Glorious Appearing of Jesus. What will it be like to meet him face to face?
It's been 10 years since the release of the Left Behind series. To commemorate, we're releasing a 10th Anniversary limited edition at a special low price. Special features include a full-color pull out timeline with Tim LaHaye's prophecy notes, behind-the-scenes commentary from Jerry Jenkins, and letters from readers whose lives have been changed by reading Left Behind.
Now experience the book that launched the phenomenon! Read more.
Enter the March LeftBehind.com Contest! Ten (10) first-prize winners will receive The Authorized Left Behind Handbook, the complete guide to the events, people, technologies, and meanings of names and numbers that have driven speculation and conversation since 1995. A wonderful companion book for the avid Left Behind reader who wants to know!
Five (5) second-prize winners will receive a membership to the Left Behind Prophecy Club.
If you suddenly received a large amount of money, what would be the first thing you'd do?
Give to charity
Quit my job
Get out of debt
Help family members
Vote here, and see how your answer compares to others'.
The Big (Untold) Story in the Mideast Despite unprecedented press coverage of Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Middle East since September 11, 2001, one big story is not getting told by the mainstream media. by Joel C. Rosenberg Visit Joel's website to read more about him, his work, and to check out his weblog.