What the Bible Is All About The Life of Jesus: Hi Life, Death, Resurrection and Ministry

( 1 )

Overview

With Dr. Mears as teacher and mentor, readers will study the four accounts of Jesus Christ’s life and ministry: the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They will gain a big-picture understanding of key events—Jesus’ miraculous birth, His ministry, His teachings, and His crucifixion and resurrection—yet also see how each Gospel evangelist chose to emphasize particular themes for his reading audience. Twelve sessions of study give readers an opportunity to examine Jesus’ life in depth, whether on their own or ...

See more details below
Paperback
$9.10
BN.com price
(Save 8%)$9.99 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $3.35   
  • New (10) from $5.56   
  • Used (6) from $3.35   
The Life of Jesus: Matthew through John: His Life, Death, Resurrection and Ministry

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$8.49
BN.com price
(Save 15%)$9.99 List Price

Overview

With Dr. Mears as teacher and mentor, readers will study the four accounts of Jesus Christ’s life and ministry: the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They will gain a big-picture understanding of key events—Jesus’ miraculous birth, His ministry, His teachings, and His crucifixion and resurrection—yet also see how each Gospel evangelist chose to emphasize particular themes for his reading audience. Twelve sessions of study give readers an opportunity to examine Jesus’ life in depth, whether on their own or with a group, and discussion/reflection questions invite groups or individuals to go even deeper.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

HENRIETTA C. MEARS was one of the great Bible teachers of the 20th century. While Christian Education Director at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, she built one of the largest Sunday Schools in the world and wrote curriculum that was in such high demand that to publish it, she founded Gospel Light in 1933. Such notable Christian leaders as Richard C. Halverson, Luis Evans, Jr. and Bill Bright were among her students. Billy Graham said of Dr. Mears, "Her enthusiasm for the Lord Jesus Christ was contagious."Miss Mears went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 20, 1963.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

How to Use this Study 4

Preface: Reading the Bible as It Was Meant to Be Read 5

Session 1 Jesus, the Word 11

Christ's Presence in the Beginning (John 1)

Session 2 God Among Us 25

The Birth and Early Life of Christ (Matthew 1-4; Luke 1-4)

Session 3 Worker of Wonders 39

Jesus' Miracles in His Early Ministry (John 1-4; Mark 1-9)

Session 4 A God Who Cares 53

Jesus' Works in His Later Ministry (Luke 9-19; John 9-11)

Session 5 What's So Good About Good Friday? 66

Jesus' Last Week on Earth (Matthew 21-27; Mark 11-15; Luke 19-23; John 13-19)

Session 6 The Supremacy of Christ 81

The Resurrection and Ascension (Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 20-21; Acts 1:1-11)

Session 7 The Kingdom Near 95

Jesus' Parables of the Kingdom (Matthew 13:1-52; Mark 4:1-20; Luke 8:4-15)

Session 8 Lost and Found 109

Jesus' Parables on Loss and Hope (Luke 15:1-32)

Session 9 A New Way of Loving 121

Jesus' Parables of Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation (Matthew 18:21-35; Luke 7:36-50; 10:25-37)

Session 10 Between Friends 133

Jesus' Parables on Prayer (Matthew 9:14-17; Mark 2:18-22; Luke 5:33-39; 11:5-13; 18:1-14)

Session 11 The Art of Storytelling 145

Jesus' Stand-alone Parables and Parables from the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7; 12; 19-21; 25; Mark 3; 10; Luke 11-13; 16; 18-19)

Session 12 The Urgency of the Hour 159

Jesus' Parables on Life After Death and the End of the Age (Matthew 21-25; Mark 11-13; Luke 12-14; 16-17; 20-21)

Leader's Tips 173

Bible Reading Plans 175

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2012

    NURSERY

    A mossy tree with a small stream.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)