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The Last Days Of Jesus DVD-based Bible Study - Deeper Connections Series


The Last Days Of Jesus DVD-based Bible Study - Deeper Connections Series

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By authors: Matt Williams, Dr. Matt Williams
ISBN: 9781628624328
Product Code: 4142DV
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From Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem to His glorious resurrection, this NEW Last Days of Jesus DVD Bible study provides a fantastic overview of 6 major events surrounding Jesus' Death and Resurrection! It comes with a downloadable leader guide—so anyone can lead this study!

Refresh your small group and church as you dig deeper into the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus with Rose's Last Days of Jesus DVD study. Instead of simply describing the last days and where they took place, this DVD study takes it a step further by beginning each teaching session in Israel— showing key places, such as the Garden of Gethsemane, a rolling stone tomb, Mount of Olives, and more. Featuring beautiful retellings, solid overviews, and incredible cultural insights from top Bible scholars, this all-inclusive DVD will deepen your understanding of key Easter events, including:

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  • Jesus' Transfiguration
  • Palm Sunday and the Last Supper
  • Jesus' Trial and Death
  • Jesus' Resurrection

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Key features Session Overview Materials Teachers Sample Video Session

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6 Teaching Sessions on DVD

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Unlike any other Bible study available, this visually stunning DVD series is written and taught by biblical experts -- six professors with specialized areas of knowledge, more pictures, and more opportunities to see what Bible places look like today! Each session of this DVD study:

  • 25-35 minute session with optional audio reading and a flexible structure design to facilitate group discussion
  • Begins with a short guided walkthrough of the places Jesus walked to help you experience the historical context like never before. Journey to relevant locations in Israel as you dive deeper into well-known Bible passages.
  • Enjoy getting easy-to-understand commentary from top professors and experts from Biola, Wheaton, Talbot, and more! Meet Your Teachers.
  • Discover incredible historical insights that will deepen your understanding of these familiar stories.

Perfect for small groups, Bible studies, or personal use. Also available: Leader and Participant Guides which outline the video teaching with room for notes, and include photos, maps, additional information, and a five day personal Bible study guide after each lesson. Click here to see 5 Key Features of the Last Days of Jesus Deeper Connections DVD Series.

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Deepen your understanding of the New Testament with this 6-Session Last Days of Jesus DVD Study—

  1. From Warrior to Servant: Jesus the Messiah - WATCH NOW
  2. A Glimpse of Glory: The Transfiguration
  3. The Rejected King: The Triumphal Entry
  4. Love to the Full: The Last Supper
  5. The Ultimate Victory: The Trial and Death of Jesus
  6. The Death of Death: The Resurrection of Jesus

Click here for an overview of the six sessions. Click here to watch a trailer.

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5 Key Features of the Last Days of Jesus Video Study

1. In-Depth Bible study (Includes Guided Walkthrough of Jerusalem)

Garden of Gethsemane: Last Days of Jesus DVD Bible Study

    Bring the culture and history of the Holy Land right into your church or living room! Whisk your class or small group away with a personally-guided tour of the Holy Land at the start of each 30-minute session. Most Bible studies simply describe the setting of Jesus' stories—but this DVD takes it a step further by taking you to the modern-day location of many of the Bible stories, helping you better understand the background and context of the Bible.

    Your guide will take you through many of the streets and locations Jesus walked through such as:

    • Ceasarea Philippi (Gates of Hades)
    • Mount of Transfiguration
    • Mount of Olives
    • The Garden of Gethsemane
    • and much more!

2. Historical and Cultural Background of the Last Days of Jesus

Rolled Away Tomb Stone: Last Days of Jesus DVD Bible Study

    The Last Days of Jesus DVD invites us to clearly see behind the scenes of the main events of Jesus' death through the lenses of first century Jewish & Roman culture and contemporary life. Six experts with specialized areas of knowledge will paint vivid and accurate descriptions using on-location, modern analogies (the American gold rush, pre-Civil War slavery, the summiting of Pike's Peak, etc.) to bring Jesus' last week right into your frame of reference. They will also give overviews on three main features:

    1. Historical and cultural background
    2. An engaging, close look at the biblical text and its meaning
    3. Accurate, encouraging, and challenging applications of the Bible's message to life today

3. Easy-to-Understand Overviews of the Biblical Text and Meaning of Jesus' Last Days

Professor Matt Williams: Last Days of Jesus DVD Bible Study

    Enjoy having the most reliable and up-to-date scholarship on the Last Days of Jesus with our 6 New Testament experts. Unpack the meanings of Jesus' final week verse by verse, brought to life with historical context and key background information! Using easy-to-understand word studies, apologetics, and vivid imagery, each of our scholars and host will help you digest the most crucial features and key points on the Transfiguration, Palm Sunday, the Resurrection, and more. Take the first step toward a renewed and refreshed faith with this ready-to-use Last Days of Jesus DVD Study!

4. Challenging Practical Applications for Christian Living

    You already know that "faith without works is dead" so how can you pack a practical lesson into an already rich study of important Bible passages? These specialized experts will not only unpack complex Scriptures, but they will also equip you with the tools for practical transformation. Enjoy having the 3 challenges Jesus gave his disciples at the Last Supper. Explore what it means to become a servant for a King who became a sacrifice. Dive deep into what forgiveness, serving others, and loving selflessly looks like and never be the same!

5. Flexible and Easy-to-Use Bible Study Format

    Experience the ease of using the natural breaks in the session segments to read Scriptures, discuss with your small group, or focus on reflection questions. Perfect for a one-hour session when you include the discussion and reflection questions from the participant guide.

    Also available is a FREE leader guide with step-by-step suggestions to get the most out of this study including a materials list, session outlines, time frame for 60-minute and 75-minute session options with extensions, leading tips, and more! It's never been easier to lead your small group or congregation!

    Timeline of a typical study 60-minute session 75-minute session
    Guided introduction from Israel 2 2
    Read Bible and pray 4 4
    Making Deeper Connections to the Bible: Video Teaching #1 16 16
    Video Discussion #1 15 22
    Connecting the Bible to Life: Video Teaching #2 8 8
    Video Discussion #2 15 23

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The Last Days of Jesus: Deeper Connections DVD Bible Study - Session 1: From Warrior to Servant: Jesus the Messiah

Perfect for Easter and Palm Sunday Church & Small Group Study

The Last Days of Jesus DVD study covers everything from Palm Sunday to Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection and includes everything you need for a church class or small group curriculum. Whether you're doing a weekly Bible study starting during the time of Lent or just want to show a short lesson on the Last Supper, the Last Days of Jesus is the perfect resource for you! With all the teaching don for you, these lessons are quick and no-prep— anyone can lead this Bible study!

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Your Teachers for The Last Days of Jesus

Get solid teaching from some of today's top scholars that is clear, practical, and easy-to-understand.

  • Dr. Matt Williams, Biola University — the associate professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, California. A former missionary to Spain, Matt preaches and teaches at churches throughout the United States and Spain. He is general editor of Colección Teológica Contemporánea, a series of theological books in Spanish, and is the author of two books on the Gospels.
  • Dr. Scott Duvall, Ouachita Baptist Seminary — professor of New Testament and J.C. and Mae Fuller Chair of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR. He teaches classes and is published on the topics of New Testament Greek Exegesis, the Life of Christ, Spiritual Formation, Revelation, and Interpreting the Bible.
  • Dr. Gary Burge, Wheaton College — the professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and a sought-after conference speaker. His experiences in Beirut, Lebanon, in the early 1970s when civil war broke out have helped him to see how valuable it is to understand the world of the Middle East in order to correctly understand the biblical world of Jesus. Gary is the author of many books, including a commentary on the gospel of John.
  • Dr. Mark Strauss, Bethel Seminary — the professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego, California. He is a frequent preacher at San Diego area churches and has served in three interim pastorates. Mark is the author of many books, including a commentary on the gospel of Luke and Four Portraits, One Jesus: An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels.
  • Dr. Darrell Bock, Dallas Theological Seminary — research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. He has authored over 30 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and the Book of Acts, and serves on the board Wheaton College and as a consulting editor at Christianity Today.
  • Dr. Susan Hecht, Denver Seminary — is a professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary and is an authority on ministry for the postmodern generation. One of her passions is serving the greater college population; her experience includes over 20 years of student ministry with Campus Crusade for Christ in Colorado, Oregon, and North Carolina.

Your Host

Margaret Feinberg is a popular speaker at churches and national conferences. Named one of the “Thirty Emerging Voices” of Christian leaders under 40, she has also written more than 700 articles and a dozen books.

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Here's an Overview of Each Last Days of Jesus Video Session:

Session 1: From Warrior to Servant: Jesus the Messiah

  • Explore Caesarea Philippi, the location of the Gates of Hades, where Jesus and his disciples stood. Dive into greater depths of who Jesus really is: the Son of God, the Christ, and the Messiah. Dr. Matt Williams teaches about the shocking revelation of Jesus' identity to his disciples: not a military conqueror overthrowing Rome, but a suffering servant triumphing over evil and death. What is it to deny yourself? What did Jesus mean when he told Peter, "Get behind me, Satan?" Unpack the incredible mysteries & prophecies in Matthew 16 using the Old Testament Scriptures and Jewish cultural context.

Session 2: A Glimpse of Glory: The Transfiguration

  • Get a glimpse of Nazareth, Jesus' hometown as you dive into the story of the Transfiguration. From the Colorado Rockies, Dr. Susan Hecht guides you through this historic and pivotal teaching of the Transfiguration in Matthew 17, where the Old and New Testament collide. Get an in-depth overview of Jesus' meeting with Elijah and Moses, what his transfiguration means for our transformation, the disciples' reactions, and how to apply this lesson to our lives.

Session 3: The Rejected King: The Triumphal Entry

  • Travel along the Mount of Olives where Jesus frequently traveled and where he entered Jerusalem on a donkey to publicly proclaim his identity as the Messiah. Dr. Mark Strauss walks you through the three events that make up the Triumphal Entry: Jesus' entrance on Palm Sunday, the cleansing of the temple, and the cursing of the fig tree. Dr. Strauss covers the historical and cultural background of Passover, Old Testament prophecies, Jewish customs of temple sacrifice, and much more! Plus, get practical applications to bring the Lord of Lords into your day-to-day living and transform the world around you!

Session 4: Love to the Full: The Last Supper

  • Experience Upper Mount Zion, where Jesus and his disciples spent their final night together for the Last Supper. Dr. Scott Duvall covers the Passover ceremony in-depth to shine light on the meaning of the events of this critical evening, including Jesus washing his disciples' feet, the betrayal of Judas, the Lord's Supper, and much more. Learn to apply the 3 practical principles Jesus displays in this lesson: selfless love, serving one another, and forgiveness!

Session 5: The Ultimate Victory: The Trial and Death of Jesus

  • Discover the Garden of Gethsemane, filled with olive trees thousands of years old, where Jesus came to hide and was arrested by the Romans after being betrayed by Judas. Join Dr. Darrell Bock in Dallas, Texas, as he walks through the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. What was the claim Jesus made that pressed Pilate to convict him? Dr. Bock puts Jesus' confession, his death, and the reaction of the public in Jewish, Roman, and modern day contexts to paint a powerful picture of God's plan for salvation.

Session 6: The Death of Death: The Resurrection of Jesus

  • Take a walk by the Garden Tomb, one of the few likely places where Jesus rose from the dead to proclaim his triumph over evil. Discover the earth-shattering power of the resurrection of Jesus Dr. Gary Burge at Forest Home Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois, as he vividly reconstructs the scene using the Scriptures, apologetics, and first century Jewish culture. Enrich your understanding of the most spectacular event in all of Christian history and learn how to allow it to transform you from the inside out.

This 6-session Deeper Connections DVD Bible Study is perfect for:

  • Small groups & Sunday school
  • New believer's classes
  • Discipleship
  • Seminary study
  • Retreats
  • Youth groups
  • and more!

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Average Rating: (based on 12 reviews)

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on 1/25/2017 Helpful as a Bridge
Somehow or other, I feel that this series would be ideal for those who know something about the Bible but who perhaps might need a little encouragement to get into it in greater depth. I do like the format: there is a walk through some area of the Holy Land related to the topic of the video given by Ms. Feinberg, after which there is a dynamic reading of pertinent Scripture. After that, one of the very well-theologians draws an analogy to the theme from some modern-day site, usually in North America, which sheds light on the specific message which follows. It is a good balance, and this might be suitable for an introductory home study; for a more casual meeting of the church that might lend itself to further discussion; for family groups; for high school and college groups or even for outreach gatherings. This series could easily prove useful in outreach to the traditionally religious during the pre-Easter season when mention of the Passion is considered a "legitimate" topic.
on 1/24/2017 Informative and interesting
This 6-session DVD Bible study starts with 2-3 minutes of video on location in Israel (Ceasarea Philippi, Mount of Olives, Garden Tomb, etc.) with Margaret Feinberg followed by audio of the study text from Matthew using the NIV Audio Bible. Then a New Testament scholar provides 17 minutes of commentary on the passage and 6-10 minutes of application. They walk you through the text while explaining first century context and cultural background information. For example, Session 1 covers "Who do people say that I am?" and explained why people thought Jesus might be those people and what they expected of the Messiah. Dr. Williams also explained some phrases like "keys of the kingdom of heaven" and underlying word plays. Each session features a different speaker. The three sessions I viewed were well-done and informative. I'd recommend this series for small group Bible study. (My review is based off of a free viewing of 3 video sessions as provided by the publisher.)
on 1/13/2017 Solid Biblical Teaching in an Inviting Format
I'm happy to recommend this resource. It sets quality biblical teaching in an inviting setting. The talks are well-organized and rooted in the biblical text. This would work well in a group Bible study setting; but will also be appreciated by individuals.
on 1/9/2017 For believers at any stage of life
This is an articulate and in-depth Bible study that brings Scripture to life. The imagery displayed in the videos and the audible reading of Scripture enables the listener to place themselves in the scenario. Also, the presentation of differing interpretations encourages interaction with the application of Truth to the life of the Church. I greatly appreciate the explanation of the cultural and historical context to denote the tension between the Messiah of Jewish expectation and the suffering Messiah; it debunks false understandings of who Jesus is. Whether you've grown up in Church or are new believer, I definitely recommend this study. For those with an intellectual appetite, the use of Greek words creates a greater desire to be immersed in study of the text. For those who love the simplicity of the Gospel, you cannot help but be in awe of the love communicated in the last days of Jesus. For all Christians, a genuine intrigue in the Word of God in both the Old and New Testament.
on 1/9/2017 great for conversations
this study is great for small groups. lots of applicable information. i love the visual backgrounds to the studies.
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