With Jesus in the Upper Room

Maxie Dunnam

Perfect for:

  • Small groups (each week includes a group discussion guide; DVD sold separately)
  • The season of Lent
  • Church-wide study

In these pages you'll:

  • Be challenged with a new perspective on the last supper—as if you're sitting alongside Jesus as a friend during this special meal
  • Prepare your heart for the celebration of Easter 

About the Study

The last supper with Jesus was a momentous occasion for the disciples. This was the last intimate time Jesus had with His disciples, and has been called “Jesus’ Final Discourse.” Some biblical scholars refer to it as “Jesus’ Last Will and Testament to His Church.”

Jesus knows that this is the last time He is physically going to spend with you. He knows He’s going to die. What does He need to say? What lessons has He taught you that He needs to underscore? How does He need to relate? What actions does He need to take to make clear who He is and what He has tried to communicate? His words in the Upper Room were as monumental for his twelve disciples then as they are for His contemporary disciples now.

In this seven-week study, Maxie Dunnam leads readers through John 13–17 to this most precious legacy of Jesus’ teaching, the distillation of His thought and message—what He really wants us to hear. We are His modern friends, to whom He speaks as lovingly as He did to His friends in the Upper Room. Knowing all of this, will you listen to Him?

Preview the first week of content here.

Sample Video Session

About the Author

Maxie D. Dunnam is the former president and chancellor of Asbury Theological Seminary. He is now Senior Pastor Emeritus and Executive Director of CCGlobal at Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis. Dr. Dunnam is a powerful and prolific writer, having authored more than forty books, including the Workbook of Living Prayer, which sold more than one million copies.

Specs

  • Length: 7 weeks 
  • Page count: 202
  • DVD accompaniment: Highly encouraged — 7, 9-12 minute sessions

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*Church leaders interested in a free preview copy for possible congregational use can email jessie.green(at)seedbed.com.