Experiencing the Cross Study Guide: Your Greatest Opportunity for Victory Over Sin [NOOK Book]

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Dare to Go There

Although the cross is God’s decisive deed in human history, the full meaning of it is far too much for a mere human mind to grasp. But through Henry Blackaby’s careful examination, the cross becomes not a doctrine, but an experience. You’ll be overwhelmed with the utter significance of Christ’s death, leading you to a stronger sense of God’s power in your daily life. Steeped in the Blackaby distinctive of constant ...
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Experiencing the Cross Study Guide: Your Greatest Opportunity for Victory Over Sin

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Overview

Dare to Go There

Although the cross is God’s decisive deed in human history, the full meaning of it is far too much for a mere human mind to grasp. But through Henry Blackaby’s careful examination, the cross becomes not a doctrine, but an experience. You’ll be overwhelmed with the utter significance of Christ’s death, leading you to a stronger sense of God’s power in your daily life. Steeped in the Blackaby distinctive of constant encouragement toward your personal experience of God, and firmly rooted in Scripture, this study guide makes it impossible to keep a casual attitude toward sin. Practice surrendering to the deeper dimensions of the cross, so that nothing can block the Lord’s presence and power in your life!

“Whoever does not bear his own cross

and come after me cannot be my disciple.”

Luke 14:27

Are you ready to destroy a casual attitude toward sin? To eliminate every barrier blocking the Lord’s presence and power in your life? Then you are ready to make the cross your own.

This eight-week Bible study companion to Henry Blackaby’s Experiencing the Cross provides the practical tools you need to:

LESSON 1 Grasp the graveness of sin

LESSON 2 Comprehend Christ’s blood sacrifice

LESSON 3 Grow in gratitude for the One who died your deserved death

LESSON 4 Exchange your sin for Christ’s righteousness

LESSON 5 Tap into God’s unlimited resources, blessings, and power

LESSON 6 Submit to God’s sanctifying work in your life

LESSON 7 Become alive to righteousness

LESSON 8 Share the message of the cross with others

The One who called you to this journey promises to be with you every step of the way. Go boldly forward to experience His blessings as they’ve never been seen, heard, or felt before.

Receive the reality. Discover the power. Live the experience.



For individual or group use. Leader’s guide included.

Story Behind the Book

“Our whole identity with Christ is found in the cross. It was there that God dealt totally with sin. And it is there that God intends us to be united with Christ in His death so that we would forever hate sin, abhor sin, and forsake sin. In our intimate relationship with Christ and His crucifixion, God intends for us to obtain His perspective on sin—to feel its horrors, as Christ does, and then to let God put sin to death in our lives—as He did in the crucifixion of His Son. The victory accomplished through Christ’s death and resurrection is the very same victory we can experience daily in our lives!”

—Henry Blackaby


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307562982
  • Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,129,667
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Henry T. Blackaby, president of Blackaby Ministries, is the author of more than a dozen books, including Experiencing God. He has spent his life in ministry, serving as a music director, Christian education director, and as senior pastor of churches in California and Canada. During his local church ministry, he became a college president, a missionary, and later an executive in the Southern Baptist Convention. Today he provides consultative leadership on prayer for revival and spiritual awakening on a global level. Blackaby and his wife, Marilynn, have five children and fourteen grandchildren.


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  • Posted December 15, 2008

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    Experiencing the Cross

    Experiencing the Cross is an inspirational book about the fight against sin and the devil. It is filled with comments and tips about how to stay strong during the journey of life and how to stay away from the corruptness of the devil. It has many passages in each chapter and all of them give ways on how to stay strong. In many parts of the book it reflects on how God and Jesus feel during some circumstances and how they have felt in the past. It is a life changing book that is sure to get you back on track with life, or if you are having no trouble it will keep your head on your shoulders.<BR/>There are many things that are enjoyable about this book. One of my favorites is that it is a true, factual book. I find that books that have a relation to things that have happened or real life are much more enjoyable to read. This book is not restricted to any age group of any kind. Anyone should be able to read this and have some sort of relation to it because it reflects on life itself. There are many instances where the author refers to the Bible and I think that is a great reference because of the type of book it is. Over all it is an enjoyable, eye opening book and I would recommend it to everyone.<BR/>Although I enjoyed this book greatly, there were some things that I did not like about it. One is that I found it to be somewhat redundant with the facts that it represented. Some things were said once, and then repeated again when it was not necessary. Also, there were some things that were written that I did not exactly agree with, but that does not mean they were wrong. In the end, I was able to look past these small imperfections and notice the big picture of the book.

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  • Posted October 26, 2012

    Experiencing the Cross ¿ Henry Blackaby ©2005 Multnomah Publish

    Experiencing the Cross – Henry Blackaby

    ©2005 Multnomah Publishers, Sisters, OR

    Henry Blackaby has been a favorite of mine ever since I first went through the material he helped develop called Experiencing God. Not only is he an influential leader in Baptist life, but he is also a very personable man when in speaking situations. A couple of years ago, I had opportunity to meet and visit with him for a few minutes as he spoke at a pastors’ retreat I was attending. While I am not always overwhelmed by Henry’s writing (often finding in it a re-packaging of Experiencing God), I am always ready to hear what he has to say or read something he has written.

    This little book is yet another testimony to the readability of his writing. And the content is very challenging and helpful. In Experiencing the Cross, Blackaby draws the reader’s attention back to the focus of the cross—why it happened, why it had to happen, and what happened because it happened.

    Using Scripture (a hallmark of the author), Blackaby leads us to see God’s plan in the event of the Cross. He then teaches us what that means for believers and non-believers in Christ alike. Finally, the author leads the disciple into a deeper discipleship about what is meant when the Scripture says that in order to follow Jesus one must “take up his cross” and follow Him.

    This volume is filled with challenging and encouraging teachings that will help Christians to better understand and appreciate the cost of the Cross as well as the life to which the Cross calls all who would dare to follow Jesus. I recommend this book highly to anyone who desires his faith to be more vibrant, more active and more genuine. Five out of five reading glasses.

    —Benjamin Potter, October 26, 2012

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