Jesus Christ: Teacher, Servant & Savior
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13 Studies with Commentary for Individuals or Groups. Study Scripture with John Stott.
Why is it that some Christians cross land and sea, continents and cultures? Not to commend a civilization, and institution or an ideology, but rather to offer the unique person of Jesus Christ. Jesus is at the center of our conversion. This study guide is designed to help you explore the Christ of the New Testament. You will discover him as the proper object of worship, witness and hope. He is the incomparable Christ.
John Stott is one of the world’s leading and most loved Bible teachers and preachers. In this guide you can explore Scripture under his guidance, enhancing yoru own in-depth study with insights gained from his years of immersion in God’s Word.
Other titles available in this series include: Acts (18 studies), Romans (20 studies), Revelation (12 studies)
A5 paperback book. 13 sessions/chapters including:
Designed for both individual and/or group use. No timings. From www.eden.co.uk
Adults, growing, small groups, individuals
Neat A5 slim book.
Spelt out for both individuals and leaders in the opening chapter.
Just the one book. Clear and easy-to-follow progression through each session/chapter. Each includes an opener, then straight into Bible study on around three passages, application section and prayer. Each chapter focused on passages from a different New Testament book. Clearly laid out. Some commentary on the passages.
Designed for new leaders as well as seasoned ones. Two sections of guidance on how to lead a group. Concise and helpful.
See leader's notes. Spaces to write in responses to the questions all the way through. Many questions challenge thinking and assumptions; lots of application therefore.
Familiarisation with material. Straight-forward to lead. Working out timings.
The questions should provoke good discussion. Lots of application.
Group needs to be happy with reading and discussion.
Should suit a wide range of groups who are keen to study the Bible in a straight-forward yet illuminating way.
The study questions are divided almost equally between understanding of the passage, and how this applies to our thinking and actions today. Application is a strong feature of this resource. Questions are aimed at the individual, but would work equally well in a group.
The vast majority of this book is an exploration of biblical material, based on the 13 descriptions of Jesus, from the New Testament.
This is thorough, question-based Bible study, with the addition of Stott's helpful brief comments, openers and prayer.
Application is anchored in real-life challenges, with the focus on a biblically-inspired response.
Evangelical. Rev John Stott was an Anglican rector.
See Approach to learning – application of biblical material is a strong feature of this resource, around each topic. Good ‘digging' into the subjects.
Balance of exploring the biblical material and applying it in thought and deed would encourage growth.
Explores Jesus as the ‘center of history', the ‘focus of Scripture' and the ‘heart of mission'.
Mostly focused around the big issues of life and faith. Morality and suffering have a chapter each.
Clear teaching that all need a Saviour, but otherwise not a particular focus.
Not a focus.
Not a focus.
Not a focus.