Year Two Spring Quarter

ONE TRIUMPHANT RETURN

JOURNEY 1 – “Growing Opposition” (Jesus and the Jewish Religious Leaders)

Key Passages: Matthew 12:22–32; Mark 3, 7:1–9; 12:13–34
Key Word: Conflict
Key Thought: We must strive to resolve conflict in ways that honor Christ.
Key Verse: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.” —Romans 8:1–2

JOURNEY 2 – “The Glory of the King” (Peter’s Confession & The Transformation)

Key Passages: Mark 9:2–13; Matthew 17:1–13; Luke 9:28–36
Key Word: Transformation
Key Thought: In Christ, we are transformed into sons/daughters of the King.
Key Verse: “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” —Romans 12:2

JOURNEY 3 – “Doers of the Word” (The Commands of Christ)

Key Passages: John 1:1–18; James 1:19–24; 2:14–26
Key Word: Genuine Love
Key Thought: Because we love Christ, we obey His commands.
Key Verse: “But be doers of the world and not hearers only.” —James 1:22

JOURNEY 4 – “What’s the Sign?” (Jesus Will Return)

Key Passage: Matthew 24–25
Key Word: Work and Wait
Key Thought: We must work to share out faith as we wait for Christ’s return.
Key Verse: “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works…” —Ephesians 2:10

JOURNEY 5 – “One Solitary Life” (Jesus-The Great I AM)

Key Passages: Mark 3:13–14; Luke 4:18–30; 5:5–22; 6:12–16; John 1:35–51
Key Word: The Power of One
Key Thought: God has provided in Christ only one way to be saved.
Key Verse: “For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus…” —1 Timothy 2:5

JOURNEY 6 – “The Week That Changed the World” (Jesus Comes to Jerusalem)

Key Passage: Mark 11–15
Key Word: Purpose
Key Thought: Jesus purposed to secure our salvation no matter the cost.
Key Verse: “…the Son of man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” —Matthew 20:28

JOURNEY 7 – “The Lamb of God” (The Crucifixion)

Key Passages: Matthew 27; Mark 15:6–15
Key Word: Substitute
Key Thought: Because Jesus paid the penalty for my sin, I will serve Him always.
Key Verse: “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” —John 1:29

JOURNEY 8 – “A King Rises!” (Resurrection Sunday)\

Key Passages: Matthew 27:57–28:20; John 20:1–18
Key Word: Assurance
Key Thought: Christ’s Resurrection is our assurance that eternal life can only be found through Him.
Key Verse: “For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.” —1 Corinthians 15:22

JOURNEY 9 – “Unspeakable Joy!” (Jesus Appears to the Disciples)

Key Passages: Matthew 28:11–15; John 20–21; 1 Corinthians 15:1–9
Key Word: Eyewitness
Key Thought: We must witness to others about the joy only Jesus can give.
Key Verse: “For we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.” —Acts 4:20

JOURNEY 10 – “A Royal Wedding” (The Church Age)

Key Passages: Acts 2:42–4 1; Corinthians 12:12–27; Ephesians 3; Revelation 19
Key Word: Wedding
Key Thought: We become part of the Church when we join our lives with Christ and become one with Him.
Key Verse: “Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb!” —Revelation 19:9

JOURNEY 11 – “The King Returns!” (The Rapture and the Second Coming)

Key Passages: John 14:1–6; 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18; 1 Corinthians 3:11–15; 15:51–58; 2 Corinthians 5:10; Revelation 19
Key Word:Promise
Key Thought:Just as He promised, Christ will return to gather all believers for eternity.
Key Verse: “The Lord … is not willing that any should perish but that all should reach repentance.” —2 Peter 3:9

JOURNEY 12 – “Woe Is Me!” (The Tribulation)

Key Passage: Revelation 19–21
Key Word: Judgment
Key Thought: Jesus is coming to judge unbelievers and to crush the head of Satan.
Key Verse: “And He said to me: ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end.’ ” —Revelation 21:6

JOURNEY 13 – “Home at Last!” (A New Heaven and a New Earth)

Key Passages: John 14:1–6; Revelation 20–22
Key Word: Home
Key Thought: One day our faith in Christ will lead us home to spend eternity with Him.
Key Verse: “The city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light and its lamp is the Lamb.” —Revelation 21:23

 

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