JESUS

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Gospel of Max Set in Jesus’ Time Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour, was born in the city of Bethlehem surrounded by animals in a stable. He was visited by men who had come many miles to see him, to see the king of the Jews. The son of god and the Shepard of man was lying in a manger. It was a not even fit for a peasant ad certainly not fit for a king, but he did not mind. He was then taken to the town of Nazareth where he was then raised. Jesus was raised by his mother Mary and her husband Joseph, who was a carpenter. Jesus spent a lot of time around the temple where he got a small education from the teachers there. Jesus grew up to be a teacher, miracle worker and a storyteller. In those days, John the Baptist was preaching in Judea. Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan and to John and asked to be baptised by him. [Matthew 3:14-15] John would have prevented him saying “I need to be baptised by you, and do you come to me?” But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.” Then he consented. After he was baptised, he rose up from the water and the heavens themselves parted and the spirit of God came down and rested on him; [Matthew 3:17] a voice from heaven said, “This is my son, with whom I am well pleased.” He went throughout all of Galilee teaching in synagogues and healing all sicknesses he could. His fame grew throughout all of Syria and people brought him the sick. He healed fevers, epileptics, paralytics, lepers and every disease brought to him. One such man was a centurion. He walked up to the Son of God and said [Matthew 8:6-8 & 8:9 & 8:13-14] “Lord, my servant is lying paralysed at home, suffering terribly.” And he said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the cen... ... middle of paper ... ... looked into the tomb and saw two angels. They said to her “Woman, why are you weeping?” To which she replied, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.” Having said this, she turned around and saw a man, who said to her, “Woman, whom are you seeking?” And assuming he was the gardener she said to him, “Sir, if you have taken him away please tell me where he is so I may retrieve him.” Then she recognised the man, who was standing before her, to be Jesus. And she said to him, “Rabbi!” And Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to the others and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father, and your Father, to my God, and your God.” So Mary Magdalene went to the disciples and said unto them, “I have seen our Lord walk the earth again!” and also told them which Jesus had told her to say.

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