Christ Is for Us - eBook [ePub]

A Lenten Study Based on the Revised Common Lectionary

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Christ Is for Us - eBook [ePub]
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Published December 2016

Preparing our hearts and lives for God’s saving love.

Christ Is for Us invites readers to explore God's saving and redeeming love through a seven-week study of the Scripture readings for Lent and Easter. Key Bible readings call us to embrace God's salvation and the new life offered to us through Christ.

This study is based on the Revised Common Lectionary scriptures for Year A. Each chapter includes commentary and reflection on readings from the Old Testament, the Epistle, and the Gospel reading for that day. Each chapter also includes questions for personal reflection, questions for group discussion, and suggested activities to facilitate group study.

About the Author

April Yamasaki

April Yamasaki is a pastor and author of books on spiritual growth and Christian living. She has served as the pastor of Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She has written several books, including Spark: Igniting Your God-Given Creativity, Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal, and Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength. A graduate of the University of British Columbia, she holds a master’s degree in Christian Studies from Regent College in Vancouver. She has taught college courses in Bible and English, and she has led seminars, retreats, and enrichment courses for Christian adults. Her writing may be found online at www.aprilyamasaki.com.