Following King Jesus: How to Know, Read, Live, and Show the Gospel (24 Lessons)
: Author and scholar Scot McKnight helps us learn what it means to follow King Jesus through 24 lessons of discipleship essentials that will help develop a proper framework for the Christian life. Designed for small groups of two or...
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Author and scholar Scot McKnight helps us learn what it means to follow King Jesus through 24 lessons of discipleship essentials that will help develop a proper framework for the Christian life. Designed for small groups of two or three, McKnight helps you discover what it means to embrace a biblical gospel, learn how to properly read the Bible, live a kingdom vision for life, and show the world God's design for life together.
Each lesson contains a discipleship reading, an in-depth Bible study, discussion questions, and going-deeper sections for journaling and reflecting. This workbook will help you explore what it means to be a disciple and what are the choices/practices that a disciple must employ in order to effectively follow King Jesus and to understand what it means to be a disciple in your relationship to God, yourself, and others (both inside and outside the Church).
The 24 lessons include:
Part 1: Gospel
What Is the Gospel? The Apostolic Gospel of Paul The Gospel of Jesus The Gospel of Peter What Is Gospeling Today? How Do We Create a Gospel Culture?
Part 2: Bible
What Is the Bible? How Are We to Live the Bible? How Should We Read the Bible? How Do We Listen to the Bible? How Do We Read the Bible as Story? Now What?
Part 3: Life
Kingdom Life Love Life Wisdom Life Relational Life Vocational Life Eternal Life
Part 4: Church
Grace Love Table Holiness Newness Flourishing
Scot McKnight (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is the Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies at North Park University. Prior to joining the NPU faculty in 1994, he was a professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has written widely on the historical Jesus, Christian spirituality, and the Emerging Church. One of McKnight's more popular books, The Jesus Creed, won the Christianity Today's book award for 2004 in the area of Christian living. McKnight's blog, JesusCreed.org, has been a popular site for Emerging Church discussion.
His other publications include: The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus; Praying with the Church: Following Jesus Daily, Hourly, Today; Jesus and His Death: Historiography, the Historical Jesus, and Atonement Theory; Embracing Grace: A Gospel for All of Us; Turning to Jesus: The Sociology of Conversion in the Gospels; The Story of the Christ, with Philip Law; and 1 Peter and Galatians in NIV Application Commentary.
His most recent publications include The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible and James (New International Commentary on the New Testament).