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Trade Paperback
128 pages
Mar 2004
W Publishing Group

Behold... the Man!

by Charles Swindoll

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The truthful Man . . . falsely accused. The innocent Man . . . illegally tried and wrongly convicted. The gentle Man . . . who suffered punishment few could imagine, much less endure. The murdered Man . . . who forgave His own merciless killers. The divine Man . . . who died as a common criminal. The willing Man . . . who gave His life for others. The ordinary Man . . . who was, in fact, the extraordinary Son of God.

Behold . . . the Man. And ask yourself the only question that really matters: Why? Why would this innocent Man walk willingly and with unwavering determination toward such a grisly end? Why would He ever accept such undeserved mistreatment?

In this incredible, historically accurate account, you will come face to face with Jesus—the Man of Sorrows. If you’re honest, you’ll find the amazing answer to why . . . and you’ll change. When you stop long enough to look, to think, to imagine, and to truly Behold the Man, you’ll never be the same again.

Chuck Swindoll leads us through a detailed examination of the events surrounding Jesus as he follows the winding pathway of his passion to the cross. This story-based investigation of the last week of Jesus’s life—from the Last Supper to his death—focuses on “Why?” And in his Epilogue to this powerful, insightful book, Swindoll clearly explains to the unchurched and non-Christian reader why Jesus was willing to walk this sacrificial path to die—he did it for them.

Releasing simultaneously with Mel Gibson’s stirring movie The Passion of The Christ, Swindoll’s book provides Christians an excellent evangelistic follow-up tool to give to their unchurched or non-Christian friends and families who see the film. As Chuck said after a private viewing of the movie, “You’ll never be the same again.” And Behold . . . the Man will help ensure that fact.