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Week 14 Study | The Risen Lord Appears

Jesus not only had risen from the dead; he had also appeared alive many times to validate his resurrection. Dr. Lynn Gardner lists at least 10 resurrection appearances by Jesus in the New Testament (Christianity Stands True). These appearances were to individuals and groups, to men and women, to leaders and non-leaders. The word appeared […]

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Week 14 Application | The Postscript

It would seem natural if the Gospel of John ended with chapter 20. Couldn’t John simply have concluded his book by observing that the miraculous signs Jesus performed “are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name” (John […]

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Week 14 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. What do you think each of these sayings means: write off one’s losses, try Plan B, raise a white flag, chalk it up to experience, throw in the towel, go on damage control, sing one’s swan song? What is the common theme? 2. […]

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Week 14 Mission | A Life on Loan

November 2002 brought many changes to my life. Following a series of weekly visits to my doctor because of severe leg pain, I was diagnosed with a sciatica nerve problem. I was unable to lie down, sit, or walk without pain. Prescription pain killers did not help. Finally I asked a friend to drive me […]