With Dr. Mears as teacher and mentor, readers will study the four accounts of Jesus Christs life and ministry: the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They will gain a big-picture understanding of key eventsJesus miraculous birth, His ministry, His teachings, and His crucifixion and resurrectionyet also see how each Gospel evangelist chose to emphasize particular themes for his reading audience. Twelve sessions of study give readers an opportunity to examine Jesus life in depth, whether on their own or with a group, and discussion/reflection questions invite groups or individuals to go even deeper.
HENRIETTA C. MEARS was one of the great Bible teachers of the 20th century. While Christian Education Director at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, she built one of the largest Sunday Schools in the world and wrote curriculum that was in such high demand that to publish it, she founded Gospel Light in 1933. Such notable Christian leaders as Richard C. Halverson, Luis Evans, Jr. and Bill Bright were among her students. Billy Graham said of Dr. Mears, "Her enthusiasm for the Lord Jesus Christ was contagious."Miss Mears went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 20, 1963.