Threshold Bible Study: Jesus the Word Made Flesh-Part One: John 1-10

Overview

This first part of John's gospel presents Jesus at the personal revelation of the unseen God and develops selected words and deeds of Jesus into seven great dramas to demonstrate the power and love of God working in him. This study will help you understand the scope of this gospel as well as its personal implications for the lives of disciples today.

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Overview

This first part of John's gospel presents Jesus at the personal revelation of the unseen God and develops selected words and deeds of Jesus into seven great dramas to demonstrate the power and love of God working in him. This study will help you understand the scope of this gospel as well as its personal implications for the lives of disciples today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585958283
  • Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications/Bayard
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Series: Threshold Bible Study Series
  • Pages: 121
  • Sales rank: 1,067,802
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

How To Use Threshold Bible Study v

Suggestions for Individual Study vii

Suggestions for Group Study viii

Introduction 1

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 1 10

Lessons 1-6

1 The Incarnation of the Divine Word (John 1:1-18) 11

2 The Mission of John the Baptist (John 1:19-28) 15

3 The Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World (John 1:29-34) 18

4 Jesus Calls His First Disciples (John 1:35-51) 21

5 Jesus Gives Abundant Wine for the Wedding Feast (John 2:1-12) 25

6 Jesus Clears the Temple in Preparation for Passover (John 2:13-25) 28

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 2 31

Lessons 7-12

7 Nicodemus Comes to the Light (John 3:1-21) 32

8 He Must Increase, But I Must Decrease (John 3:22-36) 36

9 Jesus Offers Living Water to the Woman of Samaria (John 4:1-15) 39

10 The Samaritan Woman Leaves Her Water Jar Behind (John 4:16-30) 43

11 The Samaritans Come to Jesus (John 4:31-42) 46

12 Jesus Heals the Royal Official's Son (John 4:43-54) 49

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 3 53

Lessons 13-18

13 Jesus Heals the Paralyzed Man at the Pool (John 5:1-18) 54

14 Receiving Eternal Life through the Son (John 5:19-30) 58

15 Jesus Calls His Witnesses to Give Testimony (John 5:31-47) 62

16 Feeding the Multitude and Walking on Water (John 6:1-21) 65

17 The Bread from Heaven Gives Life to the World (John 6:22-51) 69

18 True Food and True Drink for Eternal Life (John 6:52-71) 73

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 4 77

Lessons 19-24

19 Pilgrimage to the Festival of Booths (John 7:1-24) 78

20 The Messiah Who Comes from the Father (John 7:25-36) 82

21 Rivers of Living Water Flow from the Believer's Heart (John 7:37-52) 85

22 The Woman Judged Forgiven by Jesus (John 8:1-11) 89

23 The Light of the World Scatters the Darkness of Sin (John 8:12-30) 92

24 The One Who Was Before Abraham (John 8:31-59) 96

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 5 100

Lessons 25-30

25 The Light of the World Gives Sight to the Blind (John 9:1-12) 101

26 Interrogation of the Man Healed on the Sabbath (John 9:13-23) 104

27 The Blindness of Those Who See (John 9:24-41) 107

28 The Shepherd Gives Life to His Flock (John 10:1-10) 111

29 The Good Shepherd Lays Down His Life for the Sheep (John 10:11-21) 114

30 The Choice to Believe in Jesus (John 10:22-42) 118

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 6 122

The Gospel of John in the Sunday Lectionary 123

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