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Forgiveness
A Lenten Study
By Marjorie J. Thompson

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Forgiving others and humbly asking for forgiveness are central disciplines for all Christian believers. Lent, a time to reflect on our Christian journey, is an appropriate time to deepen our understanding and practice of forgiveness. Marjorie J. Thompson, author of the best-selling and newly revised book Soul Feast, takes a close look at our understanding of forgiveness in this encouraging study.  

Using biblical examples and real-life situations, Thompson illustrates each chapter's theme in an informative and engaging way. A study guide is also included at the back of the book that is appropriate for either individual reflection or group discussion. With clarity, insight, and sensitivity, this book is the perfect resource for examining both our ability to forgive and our own need for forgiveness. 

 
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renegade gospel

New for 2014!
Congregation-Wide Lenten Study

Renegade Gospel: The Rebel Jesus

Jesus didn't come to start a religion. The rebel Jesus came with a renegade gospel to start a revolution. You and I are invited to be a part. In the Renegade Gospel study series, pastor and author Mike Slaughter presents Jesus and his challenging message to inspire us during Lent, Easter, and through the year.  

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the story of jesus

Congregation-Wide Lenten Study
The Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story

The Story of Jesus campaign is a seven-week exploration into the life and ministry of Jesus that is adapted from the original The Story campaign. This whole church campaign gives children, teens, and adults alike the opportunity to learn, discuss, and apply Jesus' life, work, and teaching.

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the way

Congregation-Wide Lenten Study
The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus

Travel with Adam Hamilton as he retraces the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Using historical information, archaeological data, and stories of the faith, Hamilton follows in the footsteps of Jesus from his baptism to the temptations to the heart of his ministry, including the people he loved, the parables he taught, the enemies he made, and the healing he brought.

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A devotional is also available for independent reflection throughout the season.


who is this man

Lenten Study for Adult Groups
Who Is This Man? The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus

Jesus' impact on our world is highly unlikely, widely inescapable, largely unknown, and decidedly double-edged. In Who Is This Man?, a five-session video-based study series, John Ortberg shows how Jesus' influence has swept over history, bringing his inspiration to the evolution of art, science, government, medicine, and education. And how his vision for us to lead lives of dignity, compassion, forgiveness, and hope continues to inspire and challenge humanity today.

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24 hours

Congregation-Wide Lenten Study
24 Hours That Changed the World

No single event in human history has received more attention than the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. In this study series, Adam Hamilton guides us through the last twenty-four hours of Jesus' life. Each session is designed to help us experience and understand the significance of Jesus' suffering and death in a way we have never done before. Whether readers are long-time Christians or simply curious about the story of Christ's crucifixion, they are invited to join the author in retracing the last 24 hours of Jesus' life.

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A devotional is also available for independent reflection throughout the season. Large-print devotional also available.


final words

Lenten Study for Adult Groups
Final Words from the Cross

Hamilton examines Christ's dying hours and his final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross. This small-group study contains seven teaching sessions, providing fresh insight into Jesus' final words at the cross through the perspective of those who witnessed the crucifixion. Then, Hamilton moves beyond the cross to Jesus' words to the disciples on the road to Emmaus and to those who were witnesses to the Resurrection.

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