Jesus Collection: Jesus Calls
Session One: Jesus Calls Into Existence (John 1:1-14). The call of Jesus not only invites and summons, it also creates, re-creates, shapes, and empowers.Session Two: Jesus Calls Into Discipleship (Luke 5:1-11). The call of Jesus is not always a dramatic...
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Session One: Jesus Calls Into Existence (John 1:1-14). The call of Jesus not only invites and summons, it also creates, re-creates, shapes, and empowers.Session Two: Jesus Calls Into Discipleship (Luke 5:1-11). The call of Jesus is not always a dramatic call to something unusual or heroic, but that it can also come as a series of calls experienced as minor steps in daily life.Session Three: Jesus Calls by Naming and Renaming (Matt. 16:13-20). Examines the way discipleship takes shape according to one's view of Jesus.Session Four: Jesus Calls Into Death and Life (Matt. 16:21-26). Explors the cross of Jesus and the relationship of uffering and self-denial in the call that invites people to discover their true selves.Session Five: Jesus Calls Into Family (Matt. 12:46-50). Explores how the church is a family, how this relates to one's own calling from Jesus, and how it may help in responding to difficulties now facing the family as an institution.Session Six: Jesus Calls Into Service (Matt. 25:31-46). Helps readers understand that Jesus calls and meets people through their serving others.Session Seven: Jesus Calls Through Others (Acts 10). Helps readers see that the call of Jesus can come through other people, both inside and outside the church.Session Eight: Jesus Calls Into Mission (Matt. 28:16-20). Helps readers understand the Great Commission as both a calling and a sending into witness and service.
Justo L. Gonzalez (Ph.D., Yale University) author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought and other major works, Dr. Gonzlez taught at Candler School of Theology of Emory University in Georgia for eight years followed by eight years at United Seminary. He is the author of numerousbooks, including Essential Theological Terms and The Apostles' Creed for Today. He is also the editor of The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians.
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