Much has been said about why Jesus died. This book focuses on why Jesus lived. GOD WITH 22US: ENCOUNTERING JESUS IN THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW shows that Jesus didn’t just come to be our teacher, a miracle worker or prophet, or even just Israel’s savior and redeemer. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us. Notable Scripture scholar Edward Sri leads readers on a faithful exploration of Jesus’s kingdom-building mission and how it revealed God’s presence, which remains with us today. Helpful discussion questions are provided for personal and group study. Hardcover.