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Lent with the Beloved Disciple The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall

Lent with the Beloved Disciple By The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall

Lent with the Beloved Disciple by The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall


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Lent with the Beloved Disciple: The 2024 Lent Book by The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall

The 2024 Bloomsbury Lent Book invites you on a six-week journey in the company of the 'beloved disciple' as found in the narrative of the Gospel of St John. As the only disciple to have stayed close to Jesus at every stage from the Last Supper to the Crucifixion at Calvary, this eagle-eyed eyewitness intentionally records certain subtle details and signs which, when perceived with the eyes of faith, indicate a deeper and far lasting significance. Michael Marshall explores what these signs are and how, with prayerful reflection, they draw us ever more deeply into the personal, eternal and cosmic significance and awareness of all that Christ accomplished by his death and resurrection - the Paschal Mystery. Ideal for both individual use and for small group study, Lent with the Beloved Disciple takes us into the heart of that Paschal Mystery, by which all things in heaven and earth are ultimately fulfilled in the risen and ascended Christ, who is 'all in all'.

About The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall

Bishop Michael Marshall has authored many books from his earliest days as Vicar of All Saints Margaret Street, London and subsequently when he was appointed Bishop of Woolwich at the age of 39. In 1984 he moved to the USA as the Founding Director of the Anglican Institute. On returning to this country in 1992, he was appointed as one of the Advisors to the Archbishops of York and Canterbury for the Decade of Evangelism. Through his extensive travels he has become widely known as a preacher and lecturer and for his work in spiritual formation. As an accomplished pianist, he has performed with orchestras both in the USA as well as here in the UK.

Table of Contents

Dedication Acknowledgements Introduction The Gospel According to the Beloved Disciple The Fourth Gospel & The Beloved Disciple Interpreting the Signs in the Gospel of John The Paschal Mystery Journeying on the Pilgrim Way The Sign of the Nautilus Suggestions for the Study of this Course Prologue From the Old to the New The Withdrawal of John the Baptist From the Law to the Lawgiver The End of Religion Seeking and Searching Information and Transformation The Pilgrimage of Faith Disciples and Discipleship Witnessing from Experience What's in a Name? CHAPTER ONE From a Different Perspective The Seating Plan for the Supper A Dispute among the Disciples Servant Leadership Stooping to Conquer Christ as the High Priest of our Calling From Rituals to Reality Baptized for ministry Judas CHAPTER TWO A Night to Remember The Arrest of Jesus Power and Authority The Impetuous Simon The Courtyard Scene The Charcoal Fire 'Flawed but called' God's Choices CHAPTER THREE The Power Game The Abuse of Religious Power People Power A Different King and a Different Kingdom Power or Authority Judgement and Mercy Power and Powerlessness CHAPTER FOUR The Transforming Power of Unconditional Love The Death Sentence The Achievement of the Cross A Seamless Garment Atonement and the Reordered Family of God Atonement and the Unity of the Church Peace and the Dividing Walls of Hostility An All-embracing Love In the Meantime CHAPTER FIVE The Dawn of the New Life While it was still Dark Vision and Perception The New Life Witnessing to Resurrection On the Way and all the Way Letting go and Moving on The Apostolic Message The Power of the Resurrection Here, there and everywhere CHAPTER SIX Empowered for Mission Rumours of Resurrection A Transforming Encounter The Credentials of the Risen Christ The vulnerability of love Christ's Mission and our Mission The Transforming Power of the Holy Spirit Walking by faith Homeward Bound EPILOGUE The New Life in the Meantime From the Old to the New From Futile to Fruitful Visibility and Recognition Ownership and Partnership A Charcoal Fire A Greater Love Knowledge and Love The Way of Discipleship And Finally

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GOR013646696
9781399404938
1399404938
Lent with the Beloved Disciple: The 2024 Lent Book by The Rt Reverend Bishop Michael Marshall
Used - Like New
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2023-12-07
208
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