No single event in human history has received more attention than the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. In this book, Hamilton will help you experience and understand the significance of Jesus’ suffering and death like never before. He retraces the day that changed human history in his usual straightforward yet easy, conversational style that speaks to both long-time Christians and those who are simply curious about the story of Christ’s crucifixion.
This new edition includes devotions for each chapter and travel notes from Adam's trip to the Holy Lands.
Support materials include Leader Guide, a DVD, materials for all ages of Youth and Children’s Ministries, plus many more resources.
Adam Hamilton combines biblical story, historical detail, theological analysis, spiritual insight, and pastoral warmth to retell the narrative of Jesus’ last and greatest hours.
- Leith Anderson, author of The Jesus Revolution
Adam Hamilton’s 24 Hours That Changed the World delivers solid scholarship describing how the day of Christ’s crucifixion unfolded. It also suggests that our response to Christ’s work – when it appears evil has the upper hand – can be one of courageous hope and great courage. Read this book! - Mark Beeson, Lead Pastor of Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana
Adam Hamilton is, in my opinion, a national treasure. He embodies the kind of generous orthodoxy so many of us have been dreaming of and praying for.
- Brian McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian
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Table of Contents
1 The Last Supper 15
2 The Garden of Gethsemane 35
3 Condemned by the Righteous 53
4 Jesus, Barabbas, and Pilate 71
5 The Torture and Humiliation of the King 93
6 The Crucifixion 113
7 Christ the Victor 135