As a perfect companion to Mel Gibson’s film “The Passion of the Christ,” WorldNetDaily is offering – this weekend only – FREE copies of an extraordinary new book on Jesus Christ by internationally respected pastor and author Charles R. Swindoll.

“Behold … the Man! The Pathway of His Passion” will be sent as a free gift to every WND reader who subscribes to WND’s acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, who renews their subscription or gives a gift subscription before the offer expires Sunday night at 10 p.m. Pacific.

What will the reader find inside the pages of Swindoll’s new book? Here’s a taste:

“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.”

In “Behold … The Man!” Swindoll leads readers 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’ 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.

Controversial, explosive, truthful

Each monthly edition of WND’s popular Whistleblower magazine tackles a single topic – a controversial, often explosive, and almost always politically incorrect topic, but one of immense importance to the lives of Americans.

The current Whistleblower issue, March 2004, is one of the most extraordinary ever produced, titled “THE DAY JESUS DIED.”

“This issue of Whistleblower,” said WND founder and Editor Joseph Farah, “is inspiring. It’s enlightening. It will shake people up. It will be extremely meaningful and helpful to viewers of Mel Gibson’s historic film. And, I believe, it will change some readers’ lives.”

“By any measure whatsoever, the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth is the single most important news event in human history,” said WND Vice President and Managing Editor David Kupelian. “This issue of Whistleblower treats it as such.”

“I urge every WND reader to get this issue of Whistleblower and read it from cover to cover,” said Farah. “It’s so profound, it’s really pushing the boundaries of journalism.”

The special offer for “Behold … the Man! The Pathway of His Passion” is good only until 10 p.m. Pacific Sunday night and while supplies last.


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