Sessions with John

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Sessions with John
The Vocabulary of Grace

by Robert B. Setzer, Jr.

Retail Price: $14.00
Paperback / 144 pages
ISBN: 978-1-57312-560-4

Brief Description

Sessions with John is a twelve-session study unit designed to provide a compelling look at the Gospel of John. Each session is followed by a thought-provoking page of questions that allow for a deeper experience of the scriptural passages. These resource pages can be used by seminar leaders during preparation and group discussion, as well as in individual Bible study.

Immersing us in the Gospel of John, this study explores themes that point to transformation, that is, to becoming a new person by trusting in and following Jesus. These studies offer Jesus’ “words of life” to a new generation of believers. Those who prayerfully ponder and strive to live these words will discover that they still have the power to breathe God’s peace and presence into every believing heart.

About the Author

Robert B. Setzer, Jr., has served as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia, since 1996. Bob has also served as national moderator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and teaches as adjunct faculty in the Christianity department at Mercer University. Bob is the author of Encounters with the Living Christ: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John, Christianity for Beginners, and numerous articles and essays. His wife, Bambi, is an artist and photographer, and their only child, Whitney, is married and lives near Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Spiral Staircase of John’s Gospel

Session 1: Word and Flesh
John 1:1-18

Session 2: Light
John 1:4-5, 9; 8:12; 9:1-41

Session 3: Signs
John 2:1-22; 6:1-15, 22-69

Chart: “The Seven Signs of John’s Gospel”

Session 4: Born Again
John 3:1-18

Session 5: Believe
John 3:17-21; 4:1-42; 5:1-18

Session 6: Truth
John 8:12-59; 7:53–8:11

Chart: “The Seven ‘I Am’ Sayings of John’s Gospel”

Session 7: Eternal Life
John 11:1-44

Session 8: Love
John 13:1-20, 31-35; 17:20-26

Session 9: Abide
John 14:1–16:33

Chart: “The Paraclete’s Sayings in John’s Gospel”

Session 10: Glorified; Lamb of God
John 12:20-36; 19:13-30

Session 11: Blessed
John 20:1-31

Session 12: Bread and Fish
John 21:1-17

Epilogue: You Are the Beloved Disciple!
John 21:20-25

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