Threshold Bible Study: The Resurrection and the Life

Threshold Bible Study: The Resurrection and the Life

Jesus is God's greatest victory and likewise he is the fulfillment of humanity's deepest longing. Because of the resurrection of Jesus, a new age has dawned and life will never be the same again. What exactly did happen on Easter morning? Why did it impel the disciples to begin a journey that would transform the world? This book will help you understand what the Scriptures teach us about our own resurrection and how that hope gives purpose to everything we do.

Product code :953679

ISBN :9781585953677

Author :Stephen J. Binz

Publisher :Twenty-Third Publications

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Jesus is God's greatest victory and likewise he is the fulfillment of humanity's deepest longing. Because of the resurrection of Jesus, a new age has dawned and life will never be the same again. What exactly did happen on Easter morning? Why did it impel the disciples to begin a journey that would transform the world? This book will help you understand what the Scriptures teach us about our own resurrection and how that hope gives purpose to everything we do.

Author: Steve Binz

6 X 9" -- 136 pages

Contents:

How to Use Threshold Bible Study

v Suggestions for Individual Study

vii Suggestions for Group Study

viii Introduction 1

Suggestions for Facilitator's, Group Session 1 8

Lessons 1-6

1. To Dust You Shall Return (Ecc 3:9-20) 9

2. The Desolation of the Grave (Psalm 88) 13

3. Can These Dry Bones Live? (Ezekiel 37:1-14) 17

4. Sleepers in the Dust Shall Awake (Is 26:16-19; Daniel 12:1-4) 20

5. Expecting the Fallen to Rise Again (2 Maccabees 7:20-23; 12:39-45) 24

6. God Watches Over His Elect (Wisdom 2:21-3:9) 28

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 2 32

Lessons 7-12

7. Holding Firmly to the Message of Resurrection (1 Cor 15:1-11) 33

8. Made Alive in Christ (1 Cor 15:12-34) 36

9. Where, O Death, Is Your Victory? (1 Cor 15:35-58) 40

10. Clothed With Our Heavenly Dwelling (2 Cor 4:7-5:10) 44

11. Living in Newness of Life (Romans 6:3-14) 48

12. Waiting for the Redemption of Our Bodies (Rom 8:9-30) 51

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 3

Lessons 13-18

13. Jesus Restores a Little Girl to Life (Mark 5:21-23, 35-43) 56

14. He Will Rise From the Dead (Mark 9:2-10, 30-32) 60

15. The Sadducees Question Jesus About the Resurrection (Mk 12:18-27) 63

16. The Tomb Where They Laid Him Is Empty (Mark 16:1-8) 66

17. Rolling Back the Stone of the Empty Tomb (Mt 27:62-28:10) 70

18. The Appearance of Jesus to His Disciples in Galilee (Mt 28:11-20) 73

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 4

Lessons 19-24

19. Why Look for the Living Among the Dead? (Luke 24:1-12) 77

20. Appearance on the Way to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-27) 80

21. Open Eyes in the Breaking of the Bread (Luke 24:28-35) 84

22. The Risen Jesus Promises the Spirit's Power (Luke 24:36-53) 87

23. Peter Proclaims the Resurrection in Jerusalem (Acts 2:22-32) 91

24. Paul Proclaims the Resurrection in Antioch (Acts 13:26-43) 94

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 5

Lessons 25-30

25. The New Temple of Christ's Risen Body (John 2:13-22) 99

26. The Bread of Life for the Life of the World (John 6:41-59) 102

27. Jesus Raises Lazarus to Life (John 11:21-44) 105

28. Recognizing the Risen Lord (John20:1-18) 109

29. Moving From Doubt to Belief (John 20:19-31) 113

30. Catching Fish at the Lord's Command (John 21:1-14) 117

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 6