“Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” Bible Study Materials Now Available

In The Word

In the Word Bible Studies from Concordia Seminary is a unique, complete electronic Bible study-in-a-box. All the materials you need to facilitate the Bible Study topic are downloadable – the Student study sheets, the Leader Guides and four video presentations. The “Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think)” series is presented in 4 separate video vignettes discussed by Dr. Jeffrey Gibbs with Dr. Jeffrey Kloha in a casual, fun setting. The Leader Guides and Handouts were written by Pastor Gary Ellul. The flexible format allows the facilitator to complete this study in as little as one meeting or up to four.

To download the videos and handouts, please visit our page in iTunesU.

For more information about the Seminary’s iTunesU offerings, or how to install iTunes, please visit http://iTunes.csl.edu.

You can preview the videos below.

Matthew 18:1-14 – Disciples and Dumb Questions

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Matthew 18:1-14 – Jesus’ Radical Answer about ‘The Greatest’

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Matthew 18-15-35 – What Kind of Community is Created by the Reign of God?

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Matthew 18:15-35 – How Necessary is it to Forgive Each Other?

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UPDATE: We added links for you to download the PDFs below:

Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think) Title Page
Who is the Greatest? (It’s Not Who You Think) Class Overview
Matthew 18:1-14 Disciples and Dumb Questions (Student Guide)
Matthew 18:1-14 Disciples and Dumb Questions (Leader Guide)
Matthew 18:1-14 Jesus’ Radical Answer about ‘The Greatest’ (Student Guide)
Matthew 18:1-14 Jesus’ Radical Answer about ‘The Greatest’ (Leader Guide)
Matthew 18:15-35 What Kind of Community is Created by the Reign of God? (Student Guide)
Matthew 18:15-35 What Kind of Community is Created by the Reign of God? (Leader Guide)
Matthew 18:15-35 How Necessary is it to Forgive Each Other? (Student Guide)
Matthew 18:15-35 How Necessary is it to Forgive Each Other? (Leader Guide)

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8 Comments

  1. pete lange December 20, 2010
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    you guys are awesome – thanks for another great resource!

    • pete lange December 20, 2010

      “he said, with all humility…”

  2. Corey Aker December 22, 2010
    Reply

    Good stuff! Thank you!

  3. Steve De Santo March 3, 2011
    Reply

    This level of understanding is so critical to the health of the body of Christ. I myself am guilty of taking and teaching the lessons of Matthew 18 too lightly. And, as I’m sure you know, Gospel “lite” does not work. Thank you both for your great instruction in these sessions.

  4. D. V. Renkel May 14, 2011
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    As a older layman, I have never heard this section of Scripture explained in this manner. What a comfort the results can be to both the sinner and the church if it is handled correctly. It seems the first step is the clincher–understanding the “greatest.” Thanks so much.

  5. Cynthia Ruisi August 26, 2011
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    FYI: The titles in your menu for Part 3 & Part 4 are reversed.
    When you click on “How Necessary Is It to Forgive” you get “What kind of Community is Created…” and vice versa.

    • Admin August 30, 2011

      Thanks for the heads up! Everything should now be properly labelled and ordered. Sorry for the mix-up.

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