and • Emphasizes the importance of accurate Scripture interpretation and • Motivates students to memorize God's Word and apply it and • Stresses the value of interacting with spiritual mentors and teachers Finally a small group discipleship study that meets your teens where they are. With options for seven different types of groups, discipleship tips, reproducible handouts, and more, you now have the freedom to customize your small group lessons. Whether your students are new Christians, advanced learners, full of adrenaline, or anything in between, this series is your tool to help them grow to be more like Jesus. Each book includes four sessions plus an experiential learning session that will take youth to the next level--the commitment of the heart and the knowledge of the mind become the actions of the the hands.
The passion of Paul Lee for Jesus drove him to write John: Loving Jesus and Keeping His Word. Here is one of the most profound reflections on the Gospel of John in our time. Thoroughly researched and written in Lee’s distinct voice, this is a book I wish I had on my shelves fifty years ago, and provides the kind of insight that will reach preachers, scholars, students, and anyone who wishes to learn more about the living Christ for years to come. (Dr. James B. Mooneyhan, Clergy, Atlanta Area of the UMC) The Gospel of John becomes alive anew with the reading of this book. Dr. Lee has compiled a contextual interpretation of the Gospel in a way that informs casual readers and yet challenges serious scholars and seminary students. This is an invaluable resource in sermon preparation, Bible studies, Sunday school lessons, or daily devotions. This work is so extensive, yet very understandable that it should be included in every serious student of the Scriptures! I highly recommend this book. (Rev. Dr. Philip D. DeMore, Former District Superintendent of the UMC) This book is the labor of a lifetime, as Paul Lee shares the fruit of decades of living with the Gospel of John, and for persons committed to serious study of the Bible. The title itself is a challenge as the aim of every Christian. My prayer for potential readers is that they will experience Jesus as “Lord and Teacher,” love him more dearly, and keep his word more faithfully. (Maxie Dunnam, Former President of Asbury Seminary, now Minister at Large, Christ UMC, Memphis, TN) The Gospel of John continues to be an inexhaustible source of Christian faith and theology. Paul Lee has given us a fresh, clear and faithful reading of John, combining chapter by chapter overviews, detailed commentary, and insightful practical reflections on John’s implications for Christian life and witness. This book is an excellent resource for pastors, teachers and anyone who desires a deeper encounter with the Johannine biblical text in relation to the New Testament. (Rev. Dr. Don E. Saliers, Candler School of Theology, Emory University)
Each of us has ''hard - to - love'' people in our lives sometimes they are those nearest and dearest to us! Loving Like Jesus, an interactive study ideal for individuals or small groups, helps women learn how to obey Jesus' commandment to love one another. First, believers must learn to understand the essence of genuine love and fully accept Jesus' love for us all - only then can they move beyond personal feelings and extend His love to others. Loving Like Jesus includes eight weeks of study. Topics include ''Love's Tremendous Importance,'' ''Love's Incredible Power and Ultimate Source,'' ''Love Is Sacrificing and Serving,'' ''love Covers Over Wrongs and Is Patient'' and much more. Each week's study examines a facet of love, digs into Scripture to find out what God's Word has to say about it, offers readers an opportunity to reflect on their own efforts to love and suggests practical action steps to help women apply what they are learning.
Gain an understanding of the true nature of genuine love, to fully accept the love of Jesus for ourselves, and to learn to extend His love to others.