Lent & Easter

Good Friday and Easter are the very essence of Christianity. Lent is a practice that can help you to prepare spiritually for the centrality of Christ's sacrifice celebrated at Easter. Use these studies to prepare and to worship through Bible study.



The Cross
The Cross

These 13 inductive Bible studies show you how the cross transforms everything.

The Cross and the Resurrection
The Cross and the Resurrection

Christianity Today Bible Study
How to understand what the cross and the resurrection mean to our lives.


Easter Realities
Easter Realities

This 4-session Bible study will help you and/or your small group prepare for the most important event in the Christian calendar.

Easter Week: Sacrifice & Salvation
Easter Week: Sacrifice & Salvation

Study Through the Bible Study
This 4-session study takes an in depth look at Easter week.


Easter Week: Sacrifice and Salvation
Easter Week: Sacrifice and Salvation

Church Discipleship Campaign
This innovative 4-week campaign for your whole church takes an in-depth look at the Easter season.


Encounters with the Risen Lord
Encounters with the Risen Lord

Current Issues Bible Study
Jesus encounters individuals in unique ways that will allow them to recognize him as the risen Lord.


Filming the Faith
Filming the Faith

Christianity Today Bible Study
Can we trust Hollywood with the cross of our Lord?


Give It Up for Lent
Give It Up for Lent

Bible Study
This Bible study will help you take time to make sure that as you give up something, you will gain much more.


How Much Blood?
How Much Blood?

Current Issues Bible Study
Violence and suffering in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ.


The Jesus We’ll Never Know
The Jesus We’ll Never Know

Christianity Today Bible Study
The quest for the Historical Jesus has failed. But our faith is founded on something deeper.


Jesus' Final Week
Jesus' Final Week

Eight inductive Bible studies focus on the events of Jesus’ final week on earth.

Leading to Easter: Searching the Soul
Leading to Easter: Searching the Soul

Study Through the Bible Study
Study Matthew 26–28 in this 7 session study to search your soul through the lenses of those closest to Jesus in his last hours.


Leading to Easter: Searching the Soul
Leading to Easter: Searching the Soul

Church Discipleship Campaign
This innovative 4-week campaign for your whole church takes an in-depth look at the Easter season.


Lent Meditations
Lent Meditations

Use this download to make the 40 days of Lent more meaningful. Each day includes a Scripture passage, an activity, and a question.

Liturgy for Lent, Even If You’re Non-Liturgical
Liturgy for Lent, Even If You’re Non-Liturgical

Current Issues Bible Study
Even if liturgy hasn't been part of your tradition, you can learn from its practice.


Living the Resurrection Reality
Living the Resurrection Reality

Church Discipleship Campaign
This innovative 4-week campaign for your whole church takes an in-depth look at the Resurrection.


Living the Resurrection Reality
Living the Resurrection Reality

Study Through the Bible Study
The Resurrection is too good of news to be limited to only one Sunday a year. This 6-session Bible study looks at this phenomenal event in detail.


Matthew: The Passion Week
Matthew: The Passion Week

Study Through the Bible Study
This 6-session study shows how Christ's death and resurrection has changed the world.


No Wonder They Crucified Him
No Wonder They Crucified Him

Study Through the Bible Study
Do we know the Jesus who is dangerously good? Use this 6-session study to take a fresh look.


The Passion: Is It Anti-Semitic?
The Passion: Is It Anti-Semitic?

Current Issues Bible Study
When we recount the Crucifixion of Christ, are we inciting hatred toward Jews?


The Passion of the Christ
The Passion of the Christ

Movie Discussion Guide
A wrenching portrayal of the brutality of Christ’s crucifixion.


Rediscovering Lent
Rediscovering Lent

eBook Format Available!
Preparing for Easter in a new (old) way.


A Resurrection That Matters
A Resurrection That Matters

Christianity Today Bible Study
Our salvation before God stands on the Cross, yes. But it is also founded on something more.



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