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Invitation to John - Bible Study


April 15, 2021

Description

The invitation from Christ is: "Come and see, Follow me". Experience the magnificent passages in John including the I am statements (I am the truth, the life and the way, I am the living water and more). Revisit stories only told in John's gospel including Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene and the raising of Lazarus. 

During the weekly video segments, travel into the scripture as you hear the Word, experience the grand artwork connected with each story and interview the scholar. Each week wraps up with a small group discussion on video to spark your own conversation.

Participants for this Invitation to John do not have to have an in-depth knowledge of the Bible to enjoy and benefit from participation. Reading just two chapters of John a week, they will discover the life altering stories that will invite them to follow Christ as true disciples. 

This eleven-week study includes a participant book outlining daily reading assignments for group preparations, a leader guide suggesting discussion activities for use in the 60–90-minute weekly meeting, and a video component providing interpretation and context for the biblical texts. 

Robert D. Kysar, Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching and New Testament, Candler School of Theology, is a noted scholar on the Gospel of John. He has authored numerous articles and books, including a revised edition of John: The Maverick Gospel; Preaching John; and most recently Voyages With John: Charting the Fourth Gospel.

Orientation will be on March 4 at 7:00 p.m. and will last 30-45 minutes (in the Gathering Room).

This Bible study will start on March 11 in The Gathering Room.
The Invitation to John participant manual can be purchased from Amazon for $15.99 (paperback) or $9.99 (e-book). 
The class will be weekly for 60-90 minutes for 11 weeks.  We will not meet on Maundy Thursday so we plan to finish on May 27. 
We will have a sign-up sheet in the Narthex or an interested person can email info@aledoumc.org
We will follow distancing and masking guidelines.

Event Details

Day: Thursday
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Gathering Room: 1st Floor Education Building
100 Pecan Dr
Aledo, TX 76008 76008
Contact: Kim Watson

8174418329